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LETTER TO MY MOTHER: GEORGETTE MONNOU

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Dear Mama, First and foremost I just want to say that I love you. When I was approached to write this, I was overwhelmed with ideas and thoughts of how to structure this letter, but right now as I type it, I am not entirely sure what to say or how to say it. Do …

Christmas Day Special: What does Christmas mean to you? Answered by 4 Writers

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Merry Christmas to you and yours. To celebrate the holidays we got four people to explain what Christmas means to them. Find below their answers: Georgette Monnou: Christmas at Mine At four o’ clock in the morning… “Have you gotten the blend ready?” I ask Nadine, my sister. There is something about the way she …

Small Actions, Big Dreams

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By Georgette Monnou I have been asking myself for years, what does Nigeria need? It is the question that inspired me to start my blog, and the same question that causes us to sit in our various groups at weddings, funerals, baby showers, and get-togethers hypothesizing on the possible answer(s). As we have just celebrated …