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IRONY (AND IRONING)

Courtesy Vladimir Chuchadeev   As is fairly routine where I live, we recently went through a 3-day stretch without even a blink of electric power- it appears that the tiniest hint of rain wreaks havoc on the power supply system, such that a slightly darkening sky inevitably translates to a dark house. This is our reality,… Continue reading IRONY (AND IRONING)

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Drugs as a Metaphor for Sports & Partisanship- A Study of Substance Abuse 

I always wondered what sort of psychiatric condition or emotional malaise afflicted those people who are avid supporters of some sports team or the other (here in Nigeria, more commonly European football teams), especially when I observe the intense (and often war-like) rivalries between those in different camps; the bar-room arguments between Manchester United and… Continue reading Drugs as a Metaphor for Sports & Partisanship- A Study of Substance Abuse 

Forget Work-Life; What About Life-Life Balance?

I have not done as much writing as usual lately. I like to imagine that this performance drop would have made a difference to one or two of my readers, so I will let this post be my explanation and, hopefully, my resumption. In addition to a host of professional and personal distractions, my prison’s Head Warden… Continue reading Forget Work-Life; What About Life-Life Balance?