Belle 5 – The Fall Out

Previously On: Belle-4-What-Next Present Day, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Road, Outskirts of JEDO Estate, Abuja. 0730 Hours. Jonathan feels a little nauseous and his hands were shaking as he drove along the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua road. He checked out of Fraser Suites early so that he could beat the early morning traffic. He had passed the…

If There Was Floods,

HIM I was distracted and in traffic when I heard that there were heavy rains throughout the country. To be honest I never really felt it when it happened across the various parts of the country. But it got me thinking to some sort. A lot of queries actually, “were you out having a pint?…

Thomas

He goes by the name Thomas, or rather Tom as most guys know him. He has barely passed the silver jubilee mark. Tom lives with his siblings in the Kariobangi South area. He dons those Rayban shades which we Nairobians normally buy from the street vendors in an attempt to shade ourselves from the sun…

Belle 4 – What Next?

Previously On: Belle-3-Never-Enough Blu Cabana, Shehu Yar’Adua Road, Mabushi District, Abuja. 2222 Hours. I didn’t want to believe it at first Ifuoma. I came to terms that we could no longer be together. You are the one who decided that I was too toxic for you. In just a matter of minutes, you dumped me…

28 Jan 16.

I’m trying to hold my breath, let it stay this way. I can’t let this moment end. You set off a dream in me. It gets louder each day. Can you hear it echoing? I will stretch my hand, hoping you will take it and share my dreams with me. Cause father without you, all…

Belle 3 – Never Enough.

Previously on: Belle-2-The-Reception Fraser Suites, Leventis Close, Central Business District, Abuja. 2030 Hours. I have been pacing back and forth in the sitting area for a couple of minutes. I’m supposed to be relaxed but I’m not. I have Rosemary’s business card on my hand, wondering whether I should call or not. The room I…

Belle 2 – The Reception

Previously on: Belle Cunningham Marquee, Garki Area 8, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The reception hall in Cunningham Marquee is stunning, it is among the premier party venues. It is among the top three beloved wedding venues in Abuja. The banquet style tables in the large establishment could accommodate just about 1500 people . I appreciated…

Belle.

Ifesinachi Transport Booking Office, Jabi Central Bus Station, Phase 2, Abuja. June 18th 2012, 2130 hours. It was a chilly Monday evening. I had arrived earlier than the stipulated time. I was standing outside the passengers lounge as I waited for my bus to arrive. My bus was scheduled to leave at about 2230 hours….

2K19

What has this year done for me that I would want to remove my clothes and bask in the sun? Or just stand on the rooftop of a building and enjoy the evening sun? What is it about it that it has done or brought delight to you? Or did this year come around with…

Ho Ho Ho

“As we light up this tree, may the spirit of Christmas shine upon each and every one of you, and bring forth the light of love to empower you to see beyond your troubles today and hope for the best in the coming year.” Christmas is always a time that most of us travel to…