An attempt to define the future has seemingly confused and annoyed a significant number of Black people in my network.

Vogue Magazine Cover Shoot February 2022. Author has no rights to image
Vogue Magazine Cover Shoot February 2022. Author has no rights to image

It was Saturday 15th of January 2022, and social media is buzzing about the Vogue February 2022 cover shoot. Despite a significant number of positive comments on the British Vogue Instagram post, most of my social network are not impressed. After reading a few, I decided to comment neutrally and…

A Tiny Life Moment that would be kinder and Day 10 of my 100 days writing challenge

The house of the undying smell

The Moment

The one-legged man died. He died alone. He died unknown.

The locals wondered about the smell from his house, a two story decrepit brick built structure on concrete pillars rising from overgrown reedy grass, and protected by a pair of rusted metal gates. One gate was broken, fallen on its…

A Tiny Life Moment of brightness in the midst of pain and Day 6 of my 100 day writing challenge

Photo by Mary Huckle (used with permission)

The Moment

Scrolling mindlessly through Facebook. I stop at the picture of a friend. A portrait. Short wavy silver hair face framed an elfish face, overlaying an undercurrent of charcoal-grey hair. Eyes looking straight-through, filled with a mysterious force, a power that crashed a thousand shores, on rocks, cliffs, stones and gently…

A topic prompted by Karen Nimmo and Day 4 of my 100 day writing challenge

Photo by Adeboro Odunlami on Unsplash

Karen Nimmo asks, ‘what’s the best life advice you ever got?’ I read her great article here and decided I would like to share mine as well. Growing up in Nigeria, it’s no surprise that my selections are based on popular Nigerian sayings. …

Keno Ogbo

A stochastic writer, delving into life, tech and fiction. Writing from her West African background, she tackles old issues with a fresh perspective.

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