Can Anyone Refer a Chiropractor?

Can anyone refer a chiropractor (affordable) in Lagos, please? Can they assure me said chiropractor won’t act like my (equally) affordable tailor? Will I go to the chiropractor on Monday, subject my spine to being pressed and rubbed and shifted in ways that would redefine pain, then have to wait till Friday to retrieve relief …

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Monthly Visitor

Lagos bus

“Look at this woman.” He held up a red box that had the picture of a blond-haired Caucasian woman holding one hand to her head and the other to her stomach. PAIN was written below the picture in bold yellow letters. “Every time she sees her monthly visitor, her life becomes miserable. She shouts at …

Control

Last night I was trying to wrestle a story from the grip of my daemon. I started to call him/it daemon after watching Elizabeth Gilberth’s TED talk. She doesn’t want writers to dies young like they used to, so she asked them to blame their daemons/muse/that voice for their failures. I’m not a writer so, …

Big Boys Don’t Cry

As the canned air of the cabin erupts into a cacophony of prayers, you remember the patronising tone your father employed the first time he told you, “Big boys don’t cry”. You were seven years old and could not help the tears that trickled down your face as you watched the trials of Mowgli in …