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August 2008

Yo!

Okay, can some one kindly tell me where this last year has gone? Cause look, it is time for this year’s RIP …

Woof

I watched Pedigree Dogs Exposed on the telly last night. And my gut reaction? Never ever buying a pedigree dog. Especially not …

They’re back

Yeah, that’s right, it is time for the return of The X Factor. I do love this show. I also hate it. …

Purple Hibiscus by

Things started to fall apart at home when my brother, Jaja, did not go to communion and Papa flung his heavy missal across the room and broke the figurines on the étagére.

Kambili, the teenage narrator of the book, is a 15 year old girl. In many ways she lives a priveliged life in Nigeria. Her father owns factories; he is a “big man” in the community. A fact that is brought home to her when she visits her less well off aunt and cousins. But wealth doesn’t equal happiness. Kamibili and her brother Jaja live under the strict rules of their father and his fiercely religious beliefs.

Up for de match

Well now, it really has been a while, hasn’t it. I promise, one day I’ll stop starting all my posts in this …