Belle 9 – Reminiscing

Previously on: Belle-8-Ifuoma A month had passed since Belle got married to Ifuoma. Jonathan reached Lagos safely. He slipped back to his solitary ways. Occasionally he thinks of Belle, but he is more baffled and pissed off by Rosemary. He is wary of her. He went quiet as soon as he reached back home. He…

Belle 8 – Ifuoma

Previously on: Belle-7-Rosemary Previously on Belle Present Day, Constance Ephelia, Mahe Islands, Seychelles Island. 1030 Hours. “It seems Belle woke up early and she is taking in all the beauty and scenery from the balcony.” Ifuoma thought to himself. He took his phone from the drawer which stood next to their huge king-sized bed. There…

Belle 7 – Rosemary

Previously on: Belle – 6 – Undecided Somewhere In Abuja, 1030 Hours. Jonathan, I woke up next to Bako. It seems we shared a bed last night after endless copious amounts of alcohol. I am so ashamed of myself currently. I’m not so sure that I could afford to look at your direction. I feel…

Belle 6 – Undecided

Previously On: Belle 5 – The Fall Out Present Day, Constance Ephelia, Mahe Islands, Seychelles Islands. 1000 Hours. The hotel was practically perfect in every way. The setting was a pure tropical paradise. There was an all-round lush green vegetation. Breathtaking scenery of environment of beautiful hillsides and mangrove forests dipping down to a turquoise…

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?…

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…

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….