Barbados Immigration Department In my previous post, I told you guys how I was given a 1 month visa upon arrival in Barbados instead of 6 months by immigration at the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA), and also how I visited a lawyer and saw no hope of attaining citizenship. However, I was advised to … Continue reading Week 3; Tourist Visa Extension Barbados 2020
Before visiting Barbados, I wasn't really worried about how safe the island would be and how freely I could move around as a tourist considering i'm from Nigeria, black and would blend in quite well. However, my husband as a white tourist would stand out and thus safety posed a concern. This is because, based … Continue reading How Safe is Barbados? 2020
After spending 3 spectacular months in the "Holy Land", it was time for my trip to Barbados (you can view my previous post here). For this trip, I booked a 6 months return ticket with Lufthansa at $1,180 per passenger which was a steal considering it was peak season. As explained in my previous post, … Continue reading Flying to the Island of Barbados
2019 has come to an end and like every crazy ass year before, there's no taking back all the time I've spent on social media scrolling mindlessly for hours instead of reading a book. I've spent precious hours of my life watching TV shows like 90 day fiancee, GOT and other guilty pleasures that consume … Continue reading To all the time I spent in 2019
I'm not gonna lie, being ghosted HURTS! all the sudden no texts, no calls, then there's that dreadful feeling you get the moment you realize you've been blocked without warning. I always wonder, is it best to talk things out? be a bit mature; communicate to the other person why you no longer want to … Continue reading Ghosted! What it Means and How it Feels
No highs without lows nor fights without blows our scars, it shows but we accept our woes hook, line as it flows. Even when doors close and life slows, the stone she throws become the seed that grows. Happiness no one owes the choices we chose have made us foes, our brains froze and grew … Continue reading 26
She said "i can't wait to get married and be happy" and i found her statement damn well laughable. i'm not old, 26 years of life experience is all i have in my portfolio, 8 months of which i've spent married and i can assure you that the single life is the easy life. i … Continue reading I do.
in this game of you versus life i wonder about your view through eyes electric blue; knowing firecoal suns, peering through pearly gates. Picture: Fatima Albudoor Inspiration: 01/10/19, 1:24am thinking about life
even sweet and sour songs must come to an end. sober reflections, past...present. maybe this sunset will lead us home to new beginnings, God i hope so. Picture: shutterstock.com Inspiration: Today is the last day of the year 2018.
satisfaction in work is our only reward in this fleeting life Picture: unsplash.com Inspiration: Ecclesiastes 3:22 NLT (this is my favorite book of the Bible)
cross my heart, i have no idea where the heck i'm going like what do i really want? is writing truly my destiny or am i just making it up as i go along? when my fluid perspectives take me every which way, i try to use all you've given me God knows i try. … Continue reading Going with the flow
I feel like a language you can't understand, like i'm missing out on life, yours, mine. don't think for a second that my roses are without thorns, i'm low-key in my lane fighting, learning, chasing the dreams hovering within my head space. ...thoughts...mind...power... is anything really worth it though? i keep trying and trying, tossed by … Continue reading FOMO
i'm struggling to stay fucking calm, to sober up and realize that you love me despite the highs and lows. i feel like these vices are what keep me in the loop, insane enough, ever ready to send me to mars when life's bullshit stares me point blank in the face. i think i'm obsessed … Continue reading Highs and Lows
A broad smile is plastered across my ebony face, but I know deep down I’m not okay. Lately I feel like I’m struggling to see the light, like my bags are packed and I’m waiting for a train whose arrival is uncertain. I know that life is a constant roller coaster and the good times … Continue reading Dark clouds
There’s a sadness in your eyes, a gravity pulling me in like a black hole, it's calling out to me, compelling every fiber of my soul to save you from yourself. will you let me? Picture: Geou on DeviantArt Inspiration: There's a cure for depression, It's LOVE!
Head in the clouds day dreaming, watching our memories come to life like a play. Maybe one day we’ll be together and even if the sky falls down, the neon lights will save us Picture: Taken by me in Abu Dhabi Inspiration: what is love?
Life is a dime a second a sorbet delight Picture; Taken by me in Ras Al Khaimah
He wants me to go he says my destiny is waiting for me on the other side of the mountain Picture; Taken by me at Jebel Jais mountain in Ras Al Khaimah UAE Inspiration; Divine direction devotional by Craig Groeschel on You-version Bible
I'm just a black flower, a loving young doe grazing on hyacinth meadows revealing layers of me. I'm fighting to be free and I need you to trust me, to remember that these words live forever in my soul. I'm just MIA Picture; you can buy the color on fabric land Inspiration; times are … Continue reading MIA
I’m tallying the months, long days that I miss your musky scent brushing against my soft skin Picture; Basilia Eyowel
i'm conflicted, like how can we truly know the right path? Picture; creativeindiamag.com
Maybe one day these words I breathe will be the wrecking ball that breaks down the walls I've molded like sand castles around my heart Picture; British Council music
To the dreamers; ordinary people paying the price, making no excuses To the fighters who find a balance taming their minds, taking risks To these broken souls that have no where else to go but up Cheers! Picture; popsci.com Inspiration; To the Dreamers - for King and Country
Each one of us is a Thread of fine spider silk As rare as it gets. She needs to see that she’s worth More than a million galaxies, that Her smile is what Keeps the earth spinning On its rosewood wheel Picture; nydailynews.com
I realize that you can’t just run away when shit gets hard. like it’s all day, everyday until the roads end. it's the phases and somehow, we wind up okay. Picture; havegrowlerwilltravel.com Inspiration; Run Away - The Afters
So I'm talking with my friends and mid conversation, it hit me like BOOM!!! "You'll turn 25 this year, half way down the road to becoming a 30 year old woman." Like yoooo Well, this is just a post to say thank you for your support. Life is what we make of it!!! PS; my … Continue reading piece of me
it’s hard. i’m tired sick of pretending like i’m strong enough to ride this wave. some nights i cry more than once; doubts rocking me to sleep like the sound of troubled waters. to hang on to a gleam of hope is not for the weak... i won’t give up…his joy will be my strength … Continue reading His joy
Saddled by a life that’s tick tocking away I let him rest his heavy head on my shoulders frail. We’re the cast aways, the bitter scums of an existence riddled with fantasies of suffering and gold. His name is John and mine Meredith, and with hands folded like hooks, we hang on to the noose, … Continue reading The cast aways
Don’t get caught up in the things that don’t matter Picture; graceuniversity.com Inspiration; This Life - The Afters
hell is relative like time and her perpetual beauty our mind is our god our higher power resuscitating pondered thoughts to life good or bad be careful what you wish for Picture; Jonathoncomfortreed on DeviantArt