Creativity, Food, Life

Small Chops and Small Posts

small chops

Visit any Nigerian owambe and if  you’re early, you will be met with the pre-meal delight of ‘small chops’ – an assortment of starter snacks and treats to keep your appetite at bay until party proceedings really get underway.  A bite here, a few nibbles there and if you’re not careful, you won’t have space for the main …

Life

What Had Happened Was…

I’ll keep it quick. It’s been a while.  A long while.  In between writing for other publications, creating a new beauty platform and a myriad of other things, Notes She Wrote has been quiet.  Truth be told, I’ve missed sharing my thoughts here – but rest assured, a change is gonna come. Oh, and Happy New …

Life

The Sticky Few

tennis

  What does Tamagotchi have in common with Wimbledon? Well, it’s a sticky one. The British summer tennis tournament is famous for its slow-motion celebratory fist pumps and alliteratively named mounds of land (shoutout to Murray Mound, and its predecessor Hennman Hill) but the unappreciated beauty of Wimbledon is that it inspires.  Tennis merchandisers report a spike in sales …

Creativity

When perspective is advantage.

ladyCrone

  Perspective is powerful.  Perspective informs approach.  If you see things from a certain viewpoint, it will changes your understanding.  What you take for granted, might be the very thing that is eye-opening to another person.   One of my favourite adverts is the one with the two Twix brothers, because it shows what happens …