My request to extend my visa in Barbados got rejected. The Barbadian Immigration Authority felt I didn't have a good enough reason to extend my stay in Barbados. I had to leave the Island at the expiration of my 1 month visa stamp I got at GAIA. It sucks to leave sooner than I expected … Continue reading Leaving Barbados; My Quest For Dual Citizenship Continues
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
Andrew Henderson of nomad capitalist always says "go where you're treated best" and I totally agree with him. However, as a third world national or in my case as a Nigerian, it's near impossible to do so. Of the 190 countries in the world, Nigerians can only visit 45 countries either visa free or by … Continue reading 6 Problems with Having a Restricted Passport
Fruit vendor sign at the Ministry of Agriculture market In Barbados, i've noticed a couple of signs, names of restaurants, or street signs that I found pretty funny. Here are the ones I managed to take a picture of, for your viewing pleasure.... Restaurant Sign in Holetown, Barbados Sign at a Restaurant in Bathsheba Barbados … Continue reading Funny Signs in Barbados (Photos)
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.
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
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
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
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
i don't know how you feel about this page turning like circles in time, or if you see what tomorrow holds; how her starry eyes will unfold. God only knows His love...our light... PS: To you the reader - "Thank you for your support in 2018. May 2019 reveal to us wisdom to succeed … Continue reading Our Light…
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
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)
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
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
you know that wavy line...the one between extreme and not? well, i crossed it. i got caught up in a life that wasn't mine, dancing to the sweet melody of curiosity. i spied her hazel eyes and for the first time, wrong felt goddamn right. what was i supposed to do? not kiss and tell? … Continue reading In the Middle
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
Maybe i'm running a little far away from this life as a cry for help; for you to hold me and never let me go. To tell you the truth, if it comes easy in life, it may as well not have come at all. Pain must lead to gain and there's no in-between , … Continue reading Avant-garde I
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
when I grow up to be a blush flower i’ll bud like the black-eyed susan, i'll sway with the soft wind "as she reminds me to thrive or wither away." Picture: Unknown Inspiration: thoughts in an altered state of mind...
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
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)
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