Memoirs

Lady Masseuse

Words that rhyme with danger: red rooms, crystal balls, strobe lights, red rugs, incense, her; all of those in one place. It all seemed like a setup. From the neon lights that rolled at...

War at Club 57

Friday nights are the best kinds of nights in Lagos. Save for the unfortunate traffic that befalls those who dare to leave the island to any part of the mainland, every fun spot is...

Food Shack Blues

I took a guy I didn’t like there once. We got out of the Uber that took us from Double Four restaurant, where we had dinner – an overpriced Pasta dish soaked in melted...

The Great Escape

When I was barely two years old, I ran away from home. Not that I had any need to run, or that I in fact knew I was running or wandering away from the...

Ain’t No Sunshine In Bogobiri

“Ain't no sunshine when she's gone It's not warm when she's away Ain't no sunshine when she's gone And she's always gone too long Anytime she goes away.” The absence of bright lights, the tiny walkways between tables, the...

The Eiffel Tower Is Fun, Just Don’t Get Lost!

It was just about midnight and I was in the midst of the most diverse tour group ever, trying to get unto the Eiffel Tower. In the pack was an American couple, some friends...