All posts by Oke Dafe

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Spot the Difference

There’s something great about taking the tube. That element of danger; the hundreds of different passengers; going southbound when you meant to go north. As you descend the escalators, you get a sneak preview of all the adverts you’re going to see 10 times bigger

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Enlightenment (of Sorts)

She had always been aware that she smiled too much. Usually, it was the absence of a frown rather than an actual grin but she defaulted to it so often that she was always shaping up for the next one. People expected it and she

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The Chai Tea Wars

I always start meals with the vegetables. I begin every car journey with a wiggle of the gear stick. My socks always go on first and then I dress upwards; underwear first and then top to bottom on the outer-layer too. So it won’t surprise

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Hussys & Homosexuals

It was almost time for period two and the corridors were starting to fill up. The conscientious few were heading to their classes but the majority were just aimlessly wandering about in their packs. The few students on their own had their heads down and

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Stranger Danger

“Stop running off,” she heard them tell the little girl. “They’re strangers about. You’ll be murdered.” She almost choked on her coffee in disbelief, and looked round just in time to see the bewildered face of response from the little girl. She couldn’t have been