Life lately: I am reviving my blog

*wipes cobwebs* *dusts chair and table* I always laugh at people when I go to their blogs 6 months later and the last post is “I’m back” just typing this makes me laugh. So, I am back and not planning to go anywhere this time. I recently decided to go to my old blogs and I noticed that I was actually a consistent blogger once in my life. I know seasons have changed in my life but occasionally the love for the art keeps drawing me back and I usually feel like I am “left behind” in this fast paced …

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7 Lessons I’ve learnt in 7 Years of Blogging

Hello People! Happy New June! It’s the beginning of the first half of the year. It’s amazing how this year has been, I am super grateful for God’s grace, mercy and I am grateful for You!! Those of you that still find time to read what I write. I am really grateful. SOooo… May 24, 2010 I wrote my first blog post ever. I remember asking on Facebook for name suggestions and since then my blog has evolved from The Rebirth of a Dramaqueen to Girl at the foot of the Hill to Arike and now the Counter Culture. Looking …

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Feb 2017 Recap and March Goals

Happy International Women’s day!!! #BeBoldforChange Happy New Month People! How has the first week of March been for you? I kept postponing writing this post because there’s just been so much going on around and before you say “Jack robinson” 24 hours is gone *Phew* I would say February was a good and productive month but with the way March is going and me already dropping the ball, I doubt I would be able to say so for this Month. Pray for a Sister! So? What was I up to this February? Personal Goals: This year, I just didn’t want …

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Happy New Year, 2016 Recap + First Giveaway!!!

Happy New year to you all!!!!!!!! 2016 was indeed an amazing year. I am forever grateful for the things that happened and while I am not a very huge fan of making a big deal out of a new year, I will be forever grateful because it gives me the opportunity to look back and evaluate. I know nothing magical is going to happen because it’s a “New Year” and I have to be the one to make a conscious effort to change whatever it is that needs to change with God’s help and that is exactly what I intend …

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2016: The year of our Lord

I don’t know why I kept thinking that this post will write itself. Happpppyyyy New Year People!!! January has just been flying by and it’s the 25th day already!!! How are you guys doing and how has the year been? I have been abit recluse this January for the singular reason that I just wanted some alone time to get my routine on a lock-down. 2015! Oh, what can I say? Phewwww! I had an idea that my life was gonna change at the beginning of the year but I had no clue how much it would. I was basically …

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Goals || December

  Hello People, Happy New Month and welcome to the last month of the year!! I am not so excited though – no particular reason – but I can definitely feel Christmas all thanks to the Harmattan. *Phew* Anyways, I have been feeling very disconnected from this blog because I just feel like I don’t have any direction for the blog in this season and whatever is worth doing is worth doing well right? Right.

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Happy New December!!

Hiya People!!! Once again, I feel very disconnected from this blog. I will come back to update my goals and how I did for November but I just wanted to wish you a HAPPY NEW MONTH!!!!! Whoop! We made it to the end of the year!! All glory be to God!!Irrespective of what the year may have held for us, we are grateful to God for making us see today and once there is life there is HOPE!! I pray that the peace of God will guard and guide us for the rest of the year!! Have an amazing month!!!

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#ThankfulThursday: Delivered from an Accident

Hello Everyone, Welcome to #ThankfulThursday. I decided to do this abit differently today to share my friend’s Story. We have been childhood friends and i remember us talking alot right before he went for service and when this happened, you can imagine the horror!! I am forever grateful for him and I sat with him so we can tell the story! Viewer discretion is advised for the pictures and trust me it is nothing compared to the ones he sent me, I just couldn’t post them. Sorry in advance but away from that, it is a reminder for us to …

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#ThankfulThursday | 511

Hello People!! How have you been? How has your week been? Mine has been going well and I’ve had to be deliberate about being grateful, So here are some of the things I am grateful for. All the Ankara fabric in my ‘eru iyawo’*: The way it has been going I am in-between sizes with all the weight I have added and unfortunately there is no size 7 and most size 8 is too big. So, I am grateful for fabric that can be sewn to my exact size, now it remain to find a tailor that will actually deliver …

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