All posts by Oke Dafe

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The List

I keep a running list of all sorts of things in my head. It was nothing more than favourite songs, store cupboard items I’d run out of and other mundane bits and pieces like that. Once… And then I hit a bad patch and it

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Two Pay Days ‘Til Christmas

October 16th 2012 Stumbled across a Christmas aisle while looking for trick or treat goodies! Oh well, two pay days left yet October 17th Got two different emails asking for money (for the Christmas socials) October 23rd Mum liked her birthday present (thank god!). Spotted

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What’s On The Menu?

She takes the piss out of me for any number of things – but her greatest source of ammunition is food. In restaurants, she thinks it’s adorable that I don’t have the guts to go for the proper Mexican or Italian pronunciation and have to

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Out of the Blue

I don’t know what I saw. I was blind drunk and staggering home along the dark dual carriageway embankment at the time. All I remember is that I was singing at the top of my lungs and kept dropping my phone. Every other line was

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The Early Bird

For the past few weeks, I’ve found myself waking up at dawn and wandering the cold, leafy streets. I roll out of bed as soon as first-light peeks through the curtains and layer up in bobble hat, duffle coat and gloves. I quietly let myself

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Growing

When she was younger, one of her most prized possessions was a digital Hulk Hogan wristwatch. Not only did it tell the time, but with the press of a combination of buttons, you could take on the Macho Man Randy Savage. In hindsight, the battle