Birthday thoughts

Posted in Uncategorized on June 15, 2015 by mypocketfull

Exactly a year ago I woke up in tears.

A strange mix of joy and pain.

You see, I had tortured myself for months in anticipation of the 15th of June. My thoughts flooded with broken dreams, lost opportunities and un-realised expectations.

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I greet You

Posted in Uncategorized on April 17, 2015 by mypocketfull

I had an awesome childhood. And while that might have nothing to do with the rest of this post, I just thought I’d put it out there.

Waking up each morning was a drag… Faking illness just to avoid taking a bath and going to school was a regular futile effort my sister and I made.

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Later on Thursday

Posted in Uncategorized on February 23, 2015 by mypocketfull

images Seyi nearly tripped. He could never forget that voice. He looked her straight in the eyes and quietly said, Hi, Nims. She looked confused. “It’s me Seyi… Federal, Ikom.”Her eyes popped as she stared at his face. Continue reading


Posted in Uncategorized on February 15, 2015 by mypocketfull



Something was different.

Yes, she was wearing her favourite red dress, and yes, she had on her lucky strappy stilettos. They always made her feel comfortable, but not tonight.

Tonight, something just seemed…. Off.

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Posted in Uncategorized on May 5, 2013 by mypocketfull

Like most regular girls I had my outfit planned out a week to the day. It was my first and long awaited entrance into the corporate world and I wanted to make a statement: Classy, confident, and intelligent.

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Posted in Uncategorized on January 1, 2013 by mypocketfull



Posted in Uncategorized on January 1, 2013 by mypocketfull



Its 2013 and we all made it in.

Thankful to God and all who made 2012 full of such beautiful memories….

The year is full of so much promise, so please do yourself a favour and keep your head up…….

Always remember to breathe, and take in those little details that make the gift of Life is so much more precious than

material possessions, failed dreams and broken promises.

Welcome to the Year of  Notable Achievements.

Love you all, and thank you for being a part of mypocketfull.



Christmas Greetings

Posted in Uncategorized on December 24, 2012 by mypocketfull

I couldn’t have been more than 8 years old at the time. I remember waking up and thinking the rapture had taken place. There wasn’t a soul in sight, but the air was filled with the amazing aroma of our Sunday-Sunday delicacy…UKODO…I traced the source and was led to the backyard where my big cousins were cutting, chopping, and frying tins….

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Demi’s Day Out

Posted in Uncategorized on December 13, 2012 by mypocketfull

Demi’s Day Out.

Demi’s Day Out

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on December 10, 2012 by mypocketfull

It’s hard to say how I got myself into this.

We had been invited to Port Harcourt for Bola’s second wedding and although, I wasn’t too keen on the guy (or the idea of her getting married again), she was family and Dotun, my husband doted on her.Speaking of Dotun, the bastard had taken his drama to new heights that morning when I had caught him brandishing his manhood before Ufot,our maid. Continue reading

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