Why I Travelled Over 5000 Miles for a Job, But Quit The Next Day

Typical, just so typical of me. The taxi driver had to drop me off in Central Park  instead of the location of my new job in Leon, Nicaragua. Silly me for me to have forgotten to write down the actual address!! Well another thing, it’s not a real job per se, it’s what one could call a ‘work-for-stay’. The deal is that I work 25 hours … Continue reading Why I Travelled Over 5000 Miles for a Job, But Quit The Next Day

I thought ‘you don’t look Nigerian’ was a compliment

In the wake of Trump’s battle to ban muslims from the US, notions of citizenship, race and nationalism has caused me to reflect upon something that I have personally battled with my whole life. As a British-Nigerian with dual citizenship but choosing to reside in neither of these countries, the question of “where are you from” is often a question that causes me a certain level anxiety.  The … Continue reading I thought ‘you don’t look Nigerian’ was a compliment