Tag: childhood

Travel

A Sunday of a hundred colours

Most people are handed down old clothes and old toys. I was handed a box of Crayola . And what made this special ? It was a box of 64 crayons! Sturdy and strong in shades of blue and pink of every hue. With magical names like periwinkle and fuchsia. Since then I’ve been fascinated …

Opinions

Lego a timeless toy for endless joy #FridayReflections

A toy from childhood Undoubtedly Lego remains my favourite toy from childhood. Today when I see my grandchildren bring out the Lego their mothers ( my daughters) played with, I am immediately transported back to my own childhood. Oh ! Those endless hours my brother and I spent with our huge wooden box of Lego. …

LIFESTYLE

A glass of English paani #The DailyPost 

My family was one of the many who went along with a group of  naval officers posted to Lagos in the early 60s, as part of a contingent sent to help out the newly independent Nigerian nation. In those days it was safe enough for ex- pat families and even though it was over 50 …