Tuesday, 16 August 2016

10+ 2 things you would find in my handbag



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I know some guys be like whatever! duh*!@??? wetin concern me? and all that but notwithstanding decided to share. I heard that men are not supposed to check a woman's bag. Probably for the fear of seeing the unexpected(P.A.D and co...)All join.. .
Women have been known to carry all manners of things in their handbag. Women of different shapes and sizes rock handbags that also come in different sizes, shapes and brands. A woman's dressing is never complete without her handbag. Don't know about you but handbag is a must for me when I am going out. If at all, at all then I must carry a purse.

A little flashback, a friend of mine came visiting and she was all dressed up. She was literally dressed to kill and to add more elegance, her handbag totally slayed her looks. Playfully, I took her handbag to scrutinise its contents and then something made me to open it. Lo and behold, the only thing in her handbag was maize cob.:...Hmmm laugh wan scatter my belle that day.

So I ask her why now?
She was like the bag was too big and that she had to put something inside to make it balance. Okay, that being said, so allow me to let you into things in my bag:

1. Earphones: As a diehard music enthusiast particularly of the new school, I may state that I can hardly do without my earphones. Music is like food to me. I hear it everyday. It gives me joy ,energizes and motivates. Asides music, I use my earphones to listen to sermons.


2. Biro: I love writing. As an undergraduate/Postgraduate while others would be photocopying notes, I would rather spend time copying notes in my handwriting. I just love writing. Biro or pencil helps me write ideas and my to-do lists. Remember, the shortest pencil is longer than the longest memory.



3. Notepad: Biro and notepad go together definitely. They are complimentary.



4. Powder: There was a time I dreaded looking at the mirror because I was always having pimples. Thank God, gone are those days because now I carry my powder that comes with mirror to occasionally look at myself and appreciate God's beauty and also to do touch ups.

5.Hanky: For those of us who sweat-thanks to the tropical climate in this part of the world where we come from. Handkerchiefs helps to blot oil and clean sweat.

6. Purse: It contains my ID cards, passport and key. And then, I keep the money for daily use in it.

7. My phone: This is another item that I hardly forget. As humans we must communicate so I always ensure that my phone is in my bag.

8.Bottled water:  Water is the universal solvent. Studies show that a large percentage of the human body is made up of water.More so, water has been proven to help the body immensely in a number of ways-good skin, relieves stress, aids hair growth and more.

9. Mint chewing gum: I tend to keep these in my bag. Sometimes I experience dryness of the mouth so I use mint chewing gum to the rescue. It also helps my breath stay fresh#IDoNotHaveBadBreathSha

10. Book: I think I should have been nicknamed akwukwo. I tend to carry book(s) to give my bag a little weight and to read when bored. These days most of the reading is done online but I try to go the traditional way from time to time.

11.Shades:  I like to protect my eyes and at the same time look chic. A pair of sunglasses or normal glasses does the magic for me.

12. Tissue paper: It is a tale of once bitten twice shy. After I had a running tummy one time, the tissue became a sure buddy.
So its a wrap from me. Those are the main things you get to find in my handbag.For the ladies, what do you have in yours? For guys, what do you carry in your bags, too? Please share....

Saturday, 6 August 2016

Battlefield






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Are women their own worst enemies? Well…it is actually subjective but there is the general view that women have issues amongst themselves. When Heaven told me her story, I could not help but wonder why women do not have each others back. The competition is real for who is more beautiful, endowed and accomplished. There would always be a woman prettier, taller, more shapely, more intelligent. No one can win the race in the battle for who has it all in the women folk. There would always be someone ahead and someone behind.


Heaven had narrated how she had gone to submit an application a day after closure.  It was partly her fault but circumstances made her a day late. She had got the information late from her colleagues. The day they went to submit theirs, she was unavoidably absent-on a research mission. Heaven had summoned courage despite her colleagues telling her that it was already late. For Heaven, it was better to try than not to try at all.  The next day, she gathered all her hard copy of credentials, dressed corporately and matched to the office that advertised the vacancy to submit her application.

On getting to the office, the man at the entrance gave her a little hope but another man was kinda haughty and not bulging. The haughty man had directed Heaven to singlehandedly give the application to the woman -in-charge. The other kindhearted man beckoned to him that they should help but his partner was adamant. He even expressed his fears to his colleagues that the woman-in-charge might shout at her for late arrival. In the end, Heaven had to go and meet the "woman" herself as all persuasion amounted to nothing.


The "woman" was exact opposite of Heaven-no weave-on(short natural hair instead), no make up, no earrings, very long skirt…did you know after Heaven explained to the woman the reason for her late submission of the application, the woman literally threw Heaven out. The woman told Heaven to go outside the building. And that was where she attended to her.

Please who does that?
 #GirlsAreNotSmilingFace


While outside, Heaven was muttering prayers that God touches the woman's heart and that she gets to submit the application. When the "woman" came out,she clung to the close door handle and what came out her mouth was without conscience. First of all, her body language was we don't want you here. The woman shut the door. And then she said it was pointless using a flimsy excuse or looking for a criteria that made Heaven unqualified. That's how Heaven left defeated. No mercy from her fellow woman.  Even if she rejected Heaven’s application, did she have to do so crudely???



What do you think? Do women have each others back? Why do we compete with each other? Please share your thoughts, I am itching to hear from you.