Category Archives: Life

Sweet Surrender

“At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice” ― Maya Angelou “The greatness of the man’s power is the measure of his surrender” ― William … Continue reading

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The Pulse

“Why am I dying to live, if I’m just living to die” – Runnin’ [Tupac ft. Notorious B.I.G.] “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if … Continue reading

Posted in #512iMagInG, 2014, 5-12 iMagInG, Change, Christmas, Determination, Disappointments, Life, Resolve, Soccer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Terminal 8: Highs and Lows

Hi, and welcome (back). Hope Christmas was as amazing for you as it was for me? Thanx a lot for making the series so much fun. We’ve literally been here and there – in case you’re just joining in. Now, … Continue reading

Posted in 5-12 iMagInG, Anger, ASUU, Attraction, Christmas, Death, Desire, Disappointments, Dreams, Friends, Frustration, Fun, Hanging Out, Hangover, Life, Naija, New Year, Nigeria, NoFilter, Risks, Starting Over, Terminal 8, Tomorrow, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Terminal 8: Crime Pays

Hi and welcome (back). Thanks for the very warm reception of the ‘Terminal 8‘ series. Hopefully, the dots begin to emerge from this episode (you choose when and how to connect them). In case you missed the opener, you can … Continue reading

Posted in 5-12 iMagInG, Choices, Christmas, Corruption, Crime, Death, Family, Frustration, Life, Nigeria, NoFilter, Repercussions, Terminal 8, Trust | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

Terminal 8: Medical Allowance

Hi. Welcome (back) to #DeMeStified. As usual, I start with an apology for the silence. Usual as it may sound, this time was different. I promised in the last post that the next was going to be a ‘silly series’. … Continue reading

Posted in 5-12 iMagInG, Friends, Fun, Hospital, Life, Nurse, Terminal 8, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Solemn Souvenirs

Hi. Welcome [back] to DeMeStified. Happy [belated] Eid. Michael did a post a while ago about some of the weird things he does and I made the mistake of commenting. Now, he’s asked that I compile and post a similar … Continue reading

Posted in 5-12 iMagInG, Bucket List, Friends, Friendship, Fun, Humour, Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 37 Comments

Nothing Makes Sense

  [Image Source] Hi. Trust you have been well since my last post. Thanx for being here again. I hope today’s post meets you well. You may find it’s my most incoherent yet, being largely reflective of the past few … Continue reading

Posted in #512iMagInG, Common Sense, Joni Eareckson Tada, Life, Logic, Malaria, Slumdog Millionaire, Zero | Tagged , , , , , | 11 Comments

Clumsy Feet

[Image Source] Hi, there. Happy May Day. Trust you’ve been keeping well since the last post. I’m tempted to apologize for how long it’s been – but you may find the repetition a bit insulting. So, I’ll apologize instead for … Continue reading

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LoopBack X

Hi. Thanks for being here again. Merry Christmas in arrears. Trust you had lots of fun, good company and food. Today, we talk about the invasion that is upon us. [Image Source] “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for … Continue reading

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The Veto Vote

[Image Source] Hi. Can’t say how excited I am to be back here. Trust you’ve been good and in charge since the last post. Wanna say a huge thank you to @som1twisted @mFoluwa and @adekunleGold for all the nudging and … Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Choices, Determination, Life, Mistakes, Resolve, Starting Over, Veto | 10 Comments