THE AFTER-LEAP Written by: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle As I glanced over the several wraps of Shawarma, boxes of chocolate, bowls of candies and packs of fruit juice on the dressing table next to me, I wept! “Holiness unto the Lord is my watchword and song…” My phone rang and my heart jumped into […]
FREE BOOK ALERT!- GLEANINGS Oh yes! So, this is me welcoming you on board, de-raconteur.com again. In the previous blog-post, I had told you that the blog is 2 today, right? So, I want to appreciate you. Since the time the blog kicked off in January, 2016 till now, it has enjoyed […]
DE-RACONTEUR IS BACK AND 2 I hope you are not so angry with me, ehn. I just dropped the first episode of SMALLVILLE ACADEMY and left it that way…oh my! I am deeply sorry! I am not sure you know how sorry I am but indeed, I am so sorry! I […]
Photo Credit: De-Raconteur pictures SMALLVILLE COLLEGE (SVC) WRITTEN BY: LIZZY OYEBOLA OYEKUNLE EPISODE 1 “SmallVille College sir?” I asked, so confused. I didn’t know if I should be glad or start crying or even fight! As far as I knew, SmallVille College was not a school for such a person as me. It […]
MY HEART’S IDOL Written By: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle When I was 16years old, I met a guy who my heart told me was my soul mate. He was a corps member in my school and he taught me Maths so well that from being an E student, I rose to a B student! It […]
BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU TAKE IN Written By: Esther IbukunOluwa Oyekunle Sometimes back, I enrolled online with one Professor of Psychology for tutorship and mentoring. I met over 80 participants there who also, like me, have interest in attitude and behaviour change communication. The class seemed to be completely all I desired. Soon, our […]
Sissy Lizzy’s Delicacy (SLD) Presents today: BEANS? LIKE SERIOUSLY BEANS?! As I pulled into Ajao Estate Junction, so tired and worn, my phone rang and holding unto the steering with one hand, I picked it up. It was my husband. My heart missed a bit then. Chei..the Fufu! He had called me while at […]
OUR YAMS WILL BE BACK! Written By: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle MR FIRE: Hohoho….huhuhu…phiam!….bloooo….shiuuuu (It keeps raging) LIZZY: This is someone’s farm you are burning Mr. Fire. Its his source of livelihood (Frowns and looks shocked) MR FIRE: What is your business? (Breathes fierily) Ma fi lo mi n da si! See, I have power! Like […]
Oh ye Matchmakers and the Matchmakees…. Written By: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle —— Like Mama alakara, you sit near your big aperin pot frying some well peppered Akara balls. “Come and buy, fresh Akara is ready” You call to the workers near by. Famished indeed, one scurries to your side. “Mama, I want some balls” […]
THE REAL MAN Written By: Lizzy Oyebola Oyekunle Mum: (Looks aghast) Come over here Richards. What did you say you did to her again? (arms akimbo) Tell me one more time. Richards: I hit her mum. A jab in her tummy, one below her butt, the last in her chest. I should have added one […]
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