After going through its two hundred and eighty-three pages, one could say that the author, Achalugo Chioma Ezekobe, set out to tell a story about animism in Igbo mythology in the novel titled – Mmirinzo: The ones who are rain.
Olivia, a lawyer in Lagos has been chosen from her lineage to bear the power of controlling rain. The story takes us through the troubles she faces until she accepts this responsibility.
Continue reading Book review: Mmirinzo – The choice not made
Is it possible to make a shoe that will make you run faster? Nike thinks it is. So in 2016, they released the Nike Vaporfly 4%.
This is what they look like.
Continue reading Sneakers series: EP 1 – Nike ZOOMX Vaporfly NEXT%
It is September 2018. Uwe Baltner has left a job as a journalist writing stories for a local newspaper in Stuttgart, southern Germany. He is now one half of Baumann & Baltner an advertising agency. He has 400 Instagram followers and drives a Fiat 500 to work every day. The drive to and from his new workplace is 30-45 minutes long, most of it due to traffic jams. He decides to fill the void with audiobooks and podcasts, but he soon runs out of any he finds interesting, so he goes back to a childhood love, he starts singing.
Continue reading Uwe Baltner loves to sing
On my way to work,
I have to stop at Allen Avenue, to wait out the rain.
Two children walk past, wearing Sterling Bank raincoats,
More prepared than I will ever be for the day’s task.
I have always been fascinated by rain.
Continue reading Waiting out the rain
If you are walking home,
And it’s pouring rain,
And it’s all thunder,
And it’s all sleet like glass sheets,
If you get to a wall you must climb,
Because the road is flooded,
Continue reading If you are walking home