Its 10am and Tamuno is still snoring in bed, I’m five minutes awake and tempted to wake her but think against it, knowing how grumpy she get when she’s woken abruptly, nah! I don’t think I can put up with her grumpiness today. My phone starts to ring and I rush at it, it’s definitely … Continue reading WORLD OF A RECLUSE 7
We arrive at South Africa in good time; Tamuno and I are still not speaking to each other. I must confess, the airport is super beautiful and I can’t help but stare in awe. Not restraining myself, I start to take selfies, and I drag Tamuno for a few too, nobody knows me here after … Continue reading WORLD OF A RECLUSE 6
World of a recluse is the story of a girl who shut the whole world out. How she turned from that sweet little girl into one and how she's trying to get back to that sweet girl she once was. This is her 'Diary'.
My week starts with a call from Tamuno. She sounds excited, well I’m excited too. “Mirabel!” She screams from her end. If someone were listening, they’d think she just won a lottery. “T!” I scream back returning her excitement. “I’ve missed you”, she pronounces it as “milzed” I smile. Tamuno is four months older than … Continue reading WORD OF A RECLUSE 4
My entire week goes slow, each day seemed to crawl by in snail motion, I wish I had a time machine at some point, funny thing is I never in any of these days get a call from Desmond, not even a text to check on me; he is probably busy. The thing is I’m … Continue reading WORLD OF A RECLUSE 3
Eight months after my failed relationship with Segun, I start to put the pieces of my life’s puzzle and I’m still on the single train; I’m starting to get bothered now because I’m a little lonely, I miss Segun so much but he is married now with a child. It’s amazing how I can still … Continue reading WORLD OF A RECLUSE 2
Raised in a violent environment, they pressed on for survival. The insecurity within the family was taking a negative toll on them all but they suffered and smiled, hoping for the best but prepared for the worst daily, referees in their home they separated fights and suffered injuries. They didn’t mind, maami mustn’t get hurt, she … Continue reading WORLD OF A RECLUSE