Posts

Review | Me Before You

Image
Happy Friday, guys!
I hope you have a beautiful weekend.

This movie is one I wasn't sure I wanted to watch at first; a colleague recommended I saw it. I still can't believe I'm stuck on it. Apart from an episode of The Good Wife (Season 7 I think) and Guzaarish (which I had seen a few years back), I don't think I've ever been so connected to a movie that centered on Euthanasia/Assisted Suicide before. I also think there isn't enough awareness about Euthanasia.

By the way, what do you think about me reviewing Bollywood movies on the blog?

My own version of a background:
A young, rich and athletic man becomes paralyzed (from the neck down) in a bike accident. It's two years later and he's the same way. The medical verdict was that he won't get better, but had to still go in once in a while for checkups. He decides to go the route of assisted suicide and his parents of course weren't supportive of the decision, so he gives them 6 months to think abo…

Most Wanted - Straight Outta Konga | Sponsored

Please click and open the "three tick" tab at the top left corner on the home page, to purchase with my affiliate code. Thank you x

The largest online marketplace Konga.com is set to bring to you a ten day shopping experience that would be memorable. From March 20th to 30th 2017, discover the Most Wanted items straight out of Konga at the best prices online.

The Most Wanted sale features everything you could possibly need across all categories. Check out affordable yet trendy male and female fashion items.







Also look out for great deals from credible and premium brands like Binatone, Partner, Infinix, Zedair, Scanfrost and so much more. The Most wanted sale would also showcase Laptops, Smartphones, Televisions, Gadget and everything else your home or office could possibly need.

Always remember that when you shop on Konga, you are guaranteed top quality and swift delivery. Give yourself, family and friends a shopping experience to remember this March.

Shop smart from the Kong…

Feature | Ebonite Photography

Image
Hi guys!

How are you enjoying the new week?

For those that follow me on Instagram, I had posted a certain picture a few weeks ago that was taken by my best friend. By the way, if you aren't following me on Instagram yet, you should! @lolaogunnupebi. I also mentioned that post that I visited the Lekki Conservation Centre with my friends and had so much fun! Today, I introduce to you,  Ebonite Photography by Mosope Oduwole.



He's an engineer who loves photos  and had been briefly taking photos since 2009. Just last year, he switched professional and I can attest that it's been really beautiful so far.

He's super artistic and loves to bring reactions to life, capture emotions and freeze moments; which is all every photographer wants to do, really.

























He generally does portrait photography, but hopes to diversify into wildlife and wedding photography, so if you're in the Ontario area and need a photographer to cover your weddings, or even need a portrait shoot, he's your gu…

5 Ways To Reduce Stress At Work

Image
Hi guys!

Hope you had a great weekend?

I was at #BookHubTheEvent on Sunday and was really happy to see some of my favorite poets and my friends again. We discussed Poetry and Social Media and it was quite an enlightening session. I also bought two books: Chimamanda Adichie's "We All Should Be Feminists" and Okey Ndibe's "Arrows of Rain". I started reading the latter yesterday morning and I'm enjoying its direction so far. Did you go for the event? How did you find it?

Usually around this time and especially on some work days, stress could set in. A few people have favorite days of the week, saying it's Monday, but a whole lot of others will disagree. When I'm stressed or bored at work, I do any one of these five things. They're pretty basic and easy to do and depending on the type of person you are, you just might find one of them useful or even strike a balance between two or more options.



1. Doodling

Doodling is my to-go thing to-do when …

Review | Bariga Sugar

Image
Hi guys,

Happy Friday!

A few days back, I was scrolling through my Twitter timeline as usual and I came across someone's quoted tweet saying a certain video made them cry. Out of curiosity, I open the original tweet and found out that the video was actually a short film called "Bariga Sugar" and was Nigerian too. Just because I couldn't ignore anything film, I watched the video and had my won share of waterworks.

My version of a background:

The short film is a plot that focuses on the lives of kids whose mothers are in the prostitution business. How they think, what they think of their mothers and their "numerous friends", their place in an environment filled with people in the same business and if they even aspire to something bigger or something at all. It's also about friendship in its purest form.

Review:

Let me just hint you guys; I don't have any concerns about this short film. Sometimes, you watch a movie because you just want to know what sto…

10 Things I Regret Not Doing

Image
Uncertainty can be fearsome at times, other times it can be hopeful or anything you want it to be. In my very early twenties, I found myself regretting a lot of things that I wish I had done when I was a teenager. While these things might not seem like much, they're quite important to me and learning them now is harder than it could've been if I had started earlier:

I wish I had -

1. Learned to play an instrument
This is one of the things I'm really regretting. If I had paid more attention to music class, I probably would've had a favorite musical instrument and learned to play it (For the record, when I mean "favorite", I mean the piano). I want to learn beat making, it's coming up so much and this girl knows nothing about reading music! Right now, my head is clogged with too much, I doubt if I would even have time to learn something new.


2. Learned at least one sport
One of my lecturers in University used to say that I was useless for sports because appa…

This Valentine's..

Image
Not too late for a gift, is it? No. It's not.

Hi guys!
Great Monday here, I hope?

Valentines have always been synonymous with special and while some will disagree, others will agree that this is a period when loads of thoughts are put into a material or immaterial thing. Or not. I think it's appreciation day and even if you can't get your spouse something, your thoughts still count.

I do know that humans (like me), lovecustomized gifts and the buyers will love to get them at affordable prizes. But then again, you can show love to your special person any day of the year. I have also collaborated with Tesor Jewellery for a 20% discount off any jewellery purchased from them. These jewelleries are super cute and affordable, they can be purchased here using the code LOLA20 at check out to get 20% off orders.

They have got a really beautiful selection of jewellery from neck pieces, to bracelets and rings. Their necklaces have really pretty pendants too.


I have always being a lo…