Living in Lagos (July 2014)

This is a picture-led post on what living in Lagos is like for me. This picture is of Lekki Link Bridge at night.  It’s a fairly new bridge (having been commissioned in May 2013).  The bridge is just over 1km long and is nice-looking offering pretty views of Ikoyi and Lekki.

5 reasons I love Lagos

Lagos is not for the faint-hearted.  It’s a tough place and with so many people packed in a small place, it can feel crowded and claustrophobic.  In spite of that, I love Lagos.  Sometimes, I’m not even sure why.  A big part of my love for Lagos is because I was born here, grew up…

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Living in Lagos (October 2013)

This particular Living in Lagos post has a food theme.  I didn’t set out to take only food pictures but it turned out that way.  The funny thing is I don’t even particularly like food, honest!  I hate cooking and love eating out so most of the pictures in this post were taken in restaurants….

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Living in Lagos (June 2013)

My brother just bought a 1972 Mercedes Benz.  It’s cute and unusual but I fell about laughing when I saw it.  I couldn’t believe someone in Nigeria would buy a car that old just because they liked it.  He says people smile and

What to wear in Lagos

Nigerians tend to over-dress.  I don’t know why that is so but it just is and nobody exemplifies it like people in Lagos.  The average girl in Lagos would almost always rather be over- than under-dressed.  I find it amusing when I see girls in stilletos at the salon or at the movies but maybe…

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