Archive for October, 2010

Soldier Ants

It was 1997 and we had just moved to our new home. Because it was a new neighborhood and we were among the early settlers, there were lots of things we had to put up with. We only had a footpath where Oro-Ekpo Road is today. The rest of the road was overrun by weeds, […]


Sometimes I ask strange questions. “Would you drive a pink car?” I asked my boss on the way to work. “I don’t think so,” he replied, after thinking for a while. “But have you ever seen a pink car?” I pressed. I hadn’t. “Yes, I believe I have,” he said. “It was a pink SUV.” […]