Look at that waist, those legs, that neck Tall and proud, she gracefully paced the deck My heart raced, pulse quickened within me. This was love, yes it had to be This overwhelming need to be in-between To part those legs, and arch those hips and see. Volumptous lips against mine, oh – that would… Continue reading The Many Cracks In Shattered Glass (a walk through the mind of abuse)
It is a funny thing… …the mind. A battlefield. A mine. One minute full of anticipation. It sees that which its soul craves Seconds pass…days. Anticipation turns into bleak despair The wanting, the need That fear that it will never receive That thing which will relieve, the burning desire ignited within. It is a funny… Continue reading The Battle of the Mind
1. Communication is everything Imagine this scenario: you – a university graduate who has spent over twenty years of your life communicating in the English language – standing in front of your pupils sharing a story with them, and after about 5 minutes of talking, realize that your pupils got little to nothing from all… Continue reading 9 lessons teaching has taught me so far
18th September 2017 was my first day as a teacher in a traditional classroom. I stepped into the classroom feeling highly motivated. I was supposed to be, for I had long before then read and understood the educational inequities in Nigeria. The data is damning. That of the worldwide 36 million out of school children,… Continue reading Education in September
Today is my 18th day working as a public school teacher in Ogun State, Nigeria. Communication barrier, low culture of achievement, and a lack of motivation for learning, are some of the dire challenges I’m grappling with. Thankfully, all of these issues can be improved upon, and surmounted. This week I’ve had to facilitate the… Continue reading On World Teacher’s Day…
It was the morning of a peaceful day in August, during my national service in Warri, when Jesus saved Abe. I had this neighbour, ND, who having noticed that I was in the habit of going for a run almost every Saturday morning, had also made the habit of inviting me to join him for… Continue reading Jesus Save Abe!!
By Dr Uchechika Iroegbu (guest blogger) Non-communicable diseases (NCDs). This subject, alongside global warming, terrorism and pollution, is one of the regular headlines in today’s news. Introduction The question should be asked…what are non-communicable diseases and why do we need to educate ourselves on the subject? In this increasingly westernized world, non-communicable diseases such as… Continue reading Non-communicable disease – the 21st Century challenge in Global Health?