Hey!

Happy long weekend to you if that applies. I had assumed most countries acknowledge the Easter holidays and was a bit surprised to find out that the US does not – and it’s just a regular weekend over there. On my side, I’m in that space where I’ve almost lost track of days because not only do we acknowledge a long weekend in the UK, my office closed on Tuesday and so it’s been quite some good time off! I’ve been able to catch my breath and do a bit of house and life admin.

Also, did you watch Beyonce’s Homecoming on Netflix? I would love just about 0.5% of her work ethic. My fave takeaway was her opinion on rehearsing. She mentioned that people don’t like to rehearse because it makes you humble, it exposes your flaws and you have to study. And that is so spot on. Whether it’s a rehearsing for a presentation, job interview, practising your writing or creative process, many people do not want to come across as learners. But the faster we embrace the learning process and the flaws that come with it – the better!

Here are a few links for you to catch up on.

Believe it or not, some people like Afoma loves airplane food and this post made her feel so understood.

Michelle Obama met with “Booktube” and they had the best conversation. If you still haven’t had a chance to read her memoir, here’s our post on it – life lessons from Becoming.

Did you hear about this woman who had one child and then twins… one month apart?!

Instagram is becoming more than just a site for pretty pictures. It still is, this post talks about the new phenomenon on Instagram: BOOKS.

Most people forget to add this superfood to their diet.

This was a great highlight, mini interview and exhibition on women in the Lagos Tech space. Good read and I definitely feel like we should get a few of them to share their work life with us. Interestingly our last work life was with Ore – a Communications Associate in the tech space too.

I recently tried out FeastBox – a recipe subscription box, and cooked a really tasty Malabari Fish Curry. If you ever visit, don’t be surprised if you’re served restaurant style Middle Eastern / Asian cuisine, but cooked in the comfort of my home.

Still no sex after marriage for two years? This post and the comments show vaginismus and similar conditions are quite common.

This post attempts to uncover the mystery behind Instagram Influencer charges and rates.

In the spirit of Easter – some exciting facts and ideas on Easter eggs.

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I hope you have a great weekend! I’ll be catching up with family and friends, read some books and generally have a chilled one. What are you up to – Is it a long weekend for you?


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  1. TRAVEL WITH A PEN

    April 20, 2019 at 10:55

    Interesting links. Love the feast box idea and happy long LONG weekend to you too! Long weekend in NG as well. Spending it home with family and getting some office work done too.

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  2. Ife.O

    April 24, 2019 at 01:54

    Yeah the no holiday part was quite annoying because I practically forgot about Easter altogether.

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  3. Aisha

    April 28, 2019 at 16:00

    We did not have a long weekend but we survived! 😂😂😂

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