Travel Writer | Documenting my inner and outer Journeys in writing and podcast (journey with ese)

“Maybe my life hasn’t been so chaotic it’s just the world that is and the only real trap is getting attached to any of it. Ruin is a gift. Ruin is the road to transformation.” – Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat Pray Love

2019 in Bangalore, India. Photo belongs to Author

The Eat Pray Love quote above perfectly captures my life’s journey.

Hi 👋

I’m Ese (pronounced Essay)

I have been on Medium for a while and didn’t realize I wasn’t fully utilising the platform.

Until three days ago.

On Writing

I have always loved writing and kept journals from when I was…

…and how you may untame yours too

Photo by Colton Jones on Unsplash

In the past, I couldn’t admit my love for travel because I feared I wouldn’t be able to afford it. Which is strange considering all my travels have been fully funded.

I love travel.

Not just to different Countries but also different places within a Country or State. I find…

Until today I didn’t know my shame being Nigerian or that I could create a purpose for myself as a Nigerian living in Nigeria

Photo by Eiseke Bolaji on Unsplash

I was born in Nigeria (by Nigerians) on the 29th of March, 1984.

This made me Nigerian by birth, thought, word, deed and action. I was riased by Nigerian parents, Nigerian teachers and Nigerian nannies. I lived all of my childhood, teenage-hood and young adulthood in Nigeria.

By 2009/10, I…

I used to think yoga equals physical exercise

Departure day at Yoga School, India. Photo belongs to Author

Maybe my life hasn’t been so chaotic it’s just the world that is and the only real trap is getting attached to any of it. Ruin is a gift. Ruin is the road to transformation. – Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat Pray Love.

The Yoga trend made it to Nigeria and I…

Mums defy the sleep hours ‘experts’ say the human needs.

Photo belongs to Author

Sometimes I wonder if it matters that I have needs outside my children. And when I believe it matters, I feel guilty for wanting a life outside catering to them. Weird.

I wanted to write a long post about what a day in a SAHM’s (in this case me) life is but I have been so busy childrening today I am going to stop here.

Day 13 of 100 days of blogging on Medium

The SAHM life I created was no longer satisfying

Screenshot taken by Author from Google

In the shower and by the kitchen sink.

Two places I do my best thinking.

Shower thinking is arguably more intellectual than kitchen thinking but it was kitchen thinking that made me ask why I enjoyed being in the kitchen so much.

About seven years ago I decided I wanted…

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