Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Three Weeks in Nigeria and Just Catching My Breath

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I came to Nigeria for a project and I'll be here for till the New Year, all things being equal. After the mad rush of my first weeks, I'm finally beginning to breathe and get my bearings. I've spent most of this time in Lagos, and as if to punish me for not being a fan, the city has been dealing with me, mostly through light and traffic. Power is peripatetic to the worst degree, and the traffic na die!

Are You Still Rooting For Olivia Pope on Scandal?

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Since being in Nigeria, I've found myself being in the position of recommender of good movies and series coming out of the States. One of my favorite shows for the past couple of years has been Scandal and I have mentioned it to various people without going into details about the story line. To be honest though, while I still follow the show, I've kinda become jaded to the love story between Olivia and the president which started out as my favorite storyline.

Short Story - Slack by Uche Peter Umez

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 Chidera tried to push him away, but Mr. Nnamdi grabbed her by the waist.

‘Sir, you’re hurting me,’ she cried, wishing she’d left the office much earlier.

His grip slackened. ‘I’m sorry. But I’ve fallen for you – ’

Magazine Covers - Michelle Obama For the Ladies Home Journal

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The American First Lady, Michelle Obama looks great on the December cover of the Ladies Home Journal where she talks about Christmas at the White House and how it compares with the festive season as a child. “Christmas has always been a special time in my household. Growing up, we lived in a little-bitty apartment, but my mom put her heart and soul into decorating that house,” she reveals.

Lupita Nyong’o - Promoting Twelve Years a Slave Transforms Actress to Fashion Icon

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Lupita Nyong’o is an upcoming Kenyan actress working internationally, and currently her acting skills, a solid education in film and red carpet fashion has made her one of the most high profile actresses this year. She recently starred as Patsey in “12 Years of Slave” opposite Chiwetel Ejiofor, an amazing performance that I won't be surprised if it garners her lots of nominations and awards.

Daddy Time - Ice Prince Brings Son on Stage at Fire of Zamani Album Launch

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Ice Prince celebrated the launch of his Fire of Zamani (FOZ) album with a star-studded concert over the weekend. While performing the hit track, “Aboki” from the album, Ice Prince brought up his son Jamal to join him on stage. Poor toddler looks shy and tired, but it's certainly a sweet kodak moment.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Couple Love - Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russel, Almost 30 Years Together and Still Going Strong

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Goldie Hawn, star actress of the eighties and nineties and mother to actress Kate Hudson, has been with fellow actor Kurt Russell for almost thirty years. The couple avoided the Hollywood divorce curse by never getting married and it seems to have paid off for them. Above picture is Goldie and Kurt back in the eighties, below is them showing some PDA over the weekend.

Maternity Style - Megan Fox in Little Black Dress as She Campaigns Against Domestic Violence

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Megan Fox, pregnant for her second baby with husband Brian Austin Green, showed off her growing bump in a long-sleeved and cozy knit black dress at a recent event. She is the face of Avon Foundation's new #SeeTheSigns domestic violence awareness initiative which launched yesterday on Nov. 25, the International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women. She looks great!

Who Is Your Inspiration For Being a Great Mother? Your Mom, Woman Next Door or a Celebrity?

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Mothers in the UK, 86 percent of those that took part in an online poll anyway, recently said that celebrity parents were their inspiration for maintaining a good work life balance in their homes and families. The survey respondents also revealed that they believe that being a working mother helps their children learn the value of hard work and so most are, or would choose to work and therefore appreciate working celebrities.

Quote of The Day - You have to Do What is Right For You

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