Thoughts & Reflections

You Only Live Once

12th March 2018 Ayandola Ayanleke 3

When the song, YOLO, was released, it became a source of inspiration for many to live their lives as they saw fit and also to not take life so seriously, because we only live once. […]

Family

Be Worthy of Emulation

2nd February 2018 Ayandola Ayanleke 2

My niece and nephew are a delight to watch. Sometimes, when I am bored, they provide comedic relief. When my nephew was the still the only child, he amazed me with some of the surprising […]

Lifestyle

What Does She Know?

15th January 2018 Ayandola Ayanleke 1

“He has done it again,” Lily lamented. “Who? And what did he do?” her friend, Lola asked perplexed. They were in Lily’s house, seated by the pool, treating themselves to a cold drink of Chapman […]

Lifestyle

No Justification

20th September 2017 Ayandola Ayanleke 0

You want to talk about modesty … all well and good. As far as I am concerned, we need more narratives around modesty. I am old-fashioned and also a Christian, so I am all for […]

Lifestyle

We Are Our Own Enemies

26th June 2017 Ayandola Ayanleke 2

I had a class in women development recently and it was quite a controversial class. Most of what we discussed were the factors that hindered the development of women, and how these factors were directly […]

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Family

Cries Of A Child

8th May 2017 Ayandola Ayanleke 0

“I need you!” her heart screamed. “I’m dying, I need help!” it cried out. But it went unheard, drowned by other voices; “My husband is a monster; he hit me every chance he got.” one […]