Aunty Tawa say…

Buy Butter Bread! O’ngbona bread!! O’nyọ butter bread!!! Her voice, thin as a bird’s, sung out lyrics of sweat and toil. She was my alarm clock every morning, and the source of my day’s strength. Her Agege bread was divinely satisfying. I once asked her, “Aunty Tawa, wetin make you … Continue Reading Aunty Tawa say…

Vital Signs

You know that saying in medicine when they say “Patient’s vitals are now stable”? Yeah! That’s one of the most reassuring things to be said about a patient, especially one who was initially assessed and thought to be deteriorating. “Temperature is 36.5 degrees, Pulse is 72 beats per minute, Respiratory … Continue Reading Vital Signs

Magic!

Some people just take you for a magician. I’m a doctor for God’s sake, not some hocus-pocus, wand shaking, smoke spreading enchanter. Be that as it may, I can pass for a magician too though! How, you say? Simple. I change words to sentences, lines to poems and paragraphs to … Continue Reading Magic!