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Let’s Talk About Love and Life (feat. Arab Couples)

Weekend is gradually loading and that’s rest, respite, fun and family time.   Naija Rhymes When I see Muslims I ‘hear’ alhamdulillah – walahi!

Our Beliefs and Lifestyles in Naming, Names and Nicknames (II)

Babies are precious gifts from God. Now let’s check the history in the naming system peculiar to the Yorubas of south–west Nigeria. Yetunde (female) and Babatunde (male) are names given to children born shortly after an elderly person, mostly grannies…

Our Beliefs and Lifestyles in Naming, Names and Nicknames.

People see our personalities in our names …. I’m sure we all know that people stereotype others by their covers (names, titles) and that’s so superficial; after all they say don’t judge a book by its cover! Future mother-in-law meets…

Traditional Baby-Naming Systems (Greek).

Greeks have their traditional ways of christening their babies. Thursday is #tbt so let’s go memory lane. Greek. Greek Naming Tradition: how do babies take their names? “One of the most characteristic traditions in Greece is actually the naming tradition….

FPE (Faces Powered by Emotions: Bedroom Palaver)

When your hubby sees “I’m sorry babe!” as the air that he breathes and so he doesn’t think twice before reciting his traditional ‘marriage anthem’ but on this night you had issues and felt he will soon come begging but…

How the Seeds of Insecurity and Jealousy are Sown in Intimacy.

A lot of things (real or perceived) are revealed in small talks. He said, “I met my ex today and believe me she never changed, not a bit. I don’t know why she’s ageless?” She replies, “Perhaps it runs in…

VAW (Voices at Wedding: Kosi Weds Kofi #koko2014) EPISODE 3.

Where and when weddings end marriage begins. Kwame (one of the invited guests chatting with his wife (Roberta) in hushed tones): They said the bride is a farmer … oh, ah very soon hoes and cutlass will change her from…

VAW (Voices at Wedding: Kosi Weds Kofi #koko2014) EPISODE 2.

Prince Adedamola and Princess Damilola Let’s do the background info again: Kosi is a Nigerian; Kofi a Ghanaian they first met at Kotoka International Airport, Accra … the brief case of Kofi collided and tripped the suitcase of Kosi and…

Bedtime Café (Sleeping Positions vs. Age of Marriage) Continuation

His snore was once lullaby but now it’s hullabaloo. Our voices are unique and distinct but who says all snores have the same pitch and ring tone? Couple @ image: When they just got married his snores sound like news,…

Food and Markets as Components of our Cultures.

Limbe Market, Cameroon. Our cultures are displayed on market stalls and not just in our pots and dishes on the dining table. Farmers. Traders. Cook. Food. Dining Table. Family What we plant on our farms are what we harvest and…

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