You know when you see those letters/emails beginning with ‘Unfortunately…’? And your heart sinks because you just know it’s not good news? Well, not getting an offer from Oxford University made me realise, most of us seem to forget that… “NO” IS NOT “NEVER” Do not let your current situation hinder your future prospects. *drops mic* lol Just… Continue reading REJECTED BY OXFORD UNIVERSITY
Been staring at a blank screen like this for the past month? Freaking out about the 50 billion drafts you’ve heard you have to write? I did it in 3… here’s how! But first… Let’s just get all the generic stuff out of the way: Cliché phrasing is a turn off – ‘I wanted… Continue reading HOW TO WRITE A PERSONAL STATEMENT
FIRST OF ALL, my accent must be addressed! I’ve always thought I had a fairly mixed Nigerian-British accent – apparently not. Normally, when my fam from Naij come here on holiday, I adjust my accent to be more Nigerian, so they don’t kill me with ‘ehn????’ [What??] or ‘Ki’lo so?’ [What did you say?] But… Continue reading VISITING NIGERIA AFTER 11 YEARS AWAY!!
So, I dragged bae out this evening to help me take a ‘few’ pictures The heat that hit London this week yhhhh! When you don’t need hair sticking to your shoulders/neck, (Ankara) headscarves = bae. (unless you have a peanut head XD I kid I kid) Jeans all day err’day. Some days comfort>style – Amen?! I love… Continue reading LOLU’S LOOKS #3: ANKARA NIGHTS
*FYI: I was a very independent, mature, TALKATIVE ass child.* I was 6. We had just relocated to England from Naij, and my parents weren’t really on the babysitting thing. This meant that anytime they needed to go somewhere, I would look after my 3-year-old brother and 3-month-old sister. So I started school in England,… Continue reading STORYTIME: WANTED BY SOCIAL SERVICES!!!!!!
So in my school there’s a back door – a short cut exit from the Dining Hall. It is so convenient for me because my boarding house is right next to this door, so of course they banned us from using it (ok, maybe we were never allowed…but that’s not the point lol). As usual, they didn’t want us… Continue reading STORYTIME: CHASED BY MY TEACHER!!
Some trends I am sick and tiyyyaddd of seeing. Feel free to take notes 🙂 VEGANISM *rolls eyes multiple times* It’s not even a bad trend, I mean it’s good for you, but some of you do too much. Is ‘Vegan’ your name? Is it your job? Why is that the first thing I see in your bio?… Continue reading THE WORST TRENDS OF 2016