Social Etiquette

The Danfo Classics

There must be a creed by which Danfo drivers adhere or there’s a common anointing that falls on each (and every) person that decides he (not found a woman doing this job yet!) wants to ply the streets of Lagos as one. This is not a hasty conclusion if you observe these daredevils in traffic. Their antics are common and …

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A Tale of Two Butts

Mutual admiration by both sexes is par for the course. Admiring glances, sneak peeks, checking each other out, covertly or openly is a way of life. Along with the other freedoms, freedom of expression is nurtured. On the other hand if you live where freedom is heavily defined and confined then you must tread carefully. Good taste and not giving …

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Party-Packs, Parties and Presents

Life is in phases and even though one may dread the transition…come it must! Childhood memories are all but buried although some stay alive and haunt us. They may actually taunt, about a bygone era, as a conversation earlier in the year did. Beatrice (you know who you are!) was at a children’s party that also catered for adults, inevitably …

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Hello

GSM has made it possible for everyone to talk as long as they want, with anyone, in any part of the world…network connectivity and airtime permitting of course. The freedom mobility confers means you can be anywhere and convince the person at the other end too. Blatant lies about location (unwilling eavesdroppers in public transportation can testify to this) are …

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Out of Character

Society and socialisation has fostered many habits and ‘norms’ that are commonly practised. This of course varies within countries, regions and locales as the case maybe. Thus what maybe ‘normal’ in a certain area could be frowned upon elsewhere. Furthermore, the way people act, dress, or behave in some places will not raise eyebrows but in others a scandal erupts. …

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