Sunday, July 14, 2013

Zimmerman Not Guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin, but he's not innocent

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I love law, I love order. I am a fan of the usually dependable American criminal justice system, and my trust in the system has not changed. However, I'll be lying if I say I'm not disappointed at the outcome of the Zimmerman trial on the murder of Trayvon Martin. From the jury that was selected, and the fact that Zimmerman seemed to have more and better coached witnesses, it looked like it may come to this "Not Guilty" verdict.

The Beverly Osu Episode With Angelo Had a General Showing?

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If I start a new hashtag #nigeriansboycottBBA on Twitter and Facebook, will it go viral? I just read from Eya who watches the Big Brother Show from Nigeria and she writes that the manual intercourse between Beverly Osu and Angelo from South Africa which seem to have angered lots of Nigerians at home and abroad was on general viewing.

The Wife Material Syndrome - Cooking, Cleaning, No Clubbing?

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In this episode of her vlog series, Toke Makinwa talks about the "wife material syndrome" - women who think they have to behave in very specific ways before the man they're dating will propose. She uses the more common "domestic and homely" examples like cooking, cleaning, and no-clubbing which some Nigerian men and women seem to think is the be all and end all of what makes a woman a wife. Watch and share your thoughts.

Dear Myne - My Girlfriend Lacks Interesting Conversation

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I am a regular reader of your blog and I find a lot of your musings very interesting. I have been dating this girl for about a year now and I can say she has the ideal personality for a wife that any man would want, especially as an African. She can cook, she is hardworking, not obsessed with material things and very respectful. My parents have met her once and they like her a lot. My only problem with her is that she is not as intellectually driven as much as I am.

Cheesy But True - 10 Ways To Know Someone is Interested in You

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In romance novels or movies, they are considered cliche, but the truth is that just as art imitates life, life also imitates art. I have personally experienced a lot of these behaviors from those who were interested in me, and the stories abound from friends who ended up married to those same people who exhibited some of the following ways of showing when you're interested in someone. These are;

Doing Things Alone When You're Already Coupled Up

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This one is for people in a relationship or married. There is the common advice to try to do things together as a couple, and I'm a big fan of that, like I pointed out in this post. However, it can also help sometimes to do your own thing even after you're hitched with the so-called ball and chain. Couples, whether married or single, are not necessarily conjoined at the hip. You're still two different people, and it is OK to have your own individual identities with the attendant likes and dislikes.

Official Photos From The Yemi Sax Wedding Event

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Summer indeed is for weddings. Yesterday it was Matse Uwatse [see updated pictures], today it is saxophonist Yemi Sax, real names Adeyemi Adeosun, who celebrated his marriage to Shola Durojaiye in Lagos this weekend. The couple had already tied the knot traditionally back in April after a sweet public proposal the month prior. Happy married life to them, their wedding photos are so joyful.

Inspirational Quote - Make the most of Everyday

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