SHADES.

shades

I am different shades to different people

Different names to different people

Multiple split personalities

The entirety of my make-up

To some, I’m a lovable douche

To others, I’m that annoying, rude guy

I touch different people on different levels Continue reading

SOMEONE LIKE YOU

ctnafa9ukaagya0

 

It took me about 5 years of listening to Adele’s Someone Like You before I finally decoded a hidden meaning to the song. All this while, I had been blinded by the beautiful vocal of Miss Adkins and hadn’t really bothered to read between the lines. It took one of my quiet moments in the communal Lagos jalopy also known as ‘danfo’ to come to a strange conclusion. Maybe it was the air in the danfo or maybe I’m just speed-balling here but a careful analysis of the verses revealed it wasn’t just a mere heartbreak song but that of vicious vixen, on the edge of a psychotic breakdown, will to take down her previous lover just to satisfy her selfish cravings. Continue reading

V For Nigeria

guy-fawkes

Of recent, I became quite intrigued with the V for Vendetta movie. It was a brilliant performance by both Hugo Weaving and Natalie Portman, with Hugo Weaving delivering what can only be described as one of the most fascinating monologues in 21st century film history. I’ve seen the movie on numerous occasions so much so that I began to see the lurking similarities between the fictional London in the movie and the present Nigerian society. Champion amongst them happens to be our choice of a leader and the state of our economy. Continue reading