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
Week 1 in Barbados
I can truly say that Barbados is beautiful as nature made it, the Bajan people are very nice and will offer help without you asking for it. In the capital city of Bridgetown, roads are paved with old buildings painted in bold colors of orange, lime green, pink, blue giving the small town some character and just enough color to brighten up your day.
Flying to the Island of Barbados
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
To all the time I spent in 2019
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
Ghosted! What it Means and How it Feels
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.
How do you convince a person that being alone is okay? as a virgo i don't have these problems, fact of the matter; time alone is a necessity for my existence, to recharge, to get back all the energy spent mingling and being social. yet i suffer. in this internet age and man made paradox … Continue reading FOMO 2
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i wonder why i can't seem to run fast in my dreams, maybe like the feeling of falling it's only peculiar to this smoke reality. can i be a quiet and gentle soul like the girl i hope to become? will i always remember that there is no future because the future is now or … Continue reading 1 2 3
today i learned that persistence is what separates winners from losers in life's grand theatre. life is indeed what you make of it and fear is the mind killer. Picture: tinybuddha.com Inspiration: After a year of dark days, today I won and it's indeed like a dream. (Psalms 126:1-6) Listening to "Hillsong young and … Continue reading Libre
Una vida de valor es dificil de vivir, pero tratamos nuestras mejor y eso es suficiente. siempre adelante....siempre. Pictura: potential2success.com Inspiracion: La vida pasa y es siempre por la mejor. Estoy agradecido por mi vida. Siempre!!! (Soy escuchando que "Bad Bunny - Como antes")
what's free? in life what's given, pure? what's heaven on earth in days long like shadows? what's free? Picture: blog.bible Inspiration: Listening to David Baloche - Nothing can Separate
Brought to life
Everything's smaller when you see it from here; high, low, perspective being what it is. fear is a useless emotion; alps curbing life's panoramic view. Here, we believe in the power of belief; self fulfilling prophesies... as you choose how to see the world with deep blue eyes, I'll be right here sketching my life's … Continue reading Brought to life
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.
Time flies. one day you're here the next you're there, old dead. Picture: worklifepsych.com
he says overthinking won't help, i do it anyway nonstop in my loco head dancing in a loop of thoughts. he thinks i'm a star porque i made it this far... lucky me! Picture: woked.co Inspiration: Casting Crowns - In Me
Going with the flow
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
Highs and Lows
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
I’m trusting the process
I guess it’s not easy to just free-fall into the universe and let Him save me. but i will Picture: abovetopsecret.com Inspiration: Free-fall by Royal Taylor
What’s life without problems?
They’re endless my problems, like a set of matryoshka dolls. I keep complaining in my head, but this is the life I chose, this is exactly what you get when you leave behind your place of comfort... paddling for the horizons… searching for purpose. After all is said and done, I’m proud of who I’ve … Continue reading What’s life without problems?
in the days gone by
pushing through midnight blue days, I feel like a scarlet rose trapped within her thorns, patiently waiting for spring Picture: Pinterest Inspiration: In the days gone by - Hillsong young and free (Thanks guys for 500 follows and counting)
will you let me save you?
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!
In the clouds…
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
thinking by the lake
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
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