Àwọn Yèyélórìṣà, Akirè Shrine Ilé Ifẹ̀, 2003.

Àwọn Yèyélórìṣà, Akirè Shrine Ilé Ifẹ̀, 2003.

Àwọn Yèyélórìṣà, Akirè Shrine Ilé Ifẹ̀, 2003.

After I took this picture in 2003, I returned to find the group in 2017.

But for the two women at the extreme left, all the others had transitioned.

Everything had disappeared.

There was nothing left. Absolutely nothing. Zit.

But the Irunmoles have a way of ensuring that we don’t lose everything, even though we might be careless as humans.

Yahoo boys hide in the most unlikely locations.

Yahoo boys hide in the most unlikely locations.

Yahoo boys hide in the most unlikely locations.

So, we went to this village that is blessed with very fast network facility, because at home we hardly hit one bar on our cellphone bandwidth service. You can always trust to hit four bandwidths in this village. We saw a really posh hotel in this village and decided to check it out, buy some drinks and use their fast network services.

There’s nobody who will see this place and not be afraid

There’s nobody who will see this place and not be afraid

“There’s nobody who will see this place and not be afraid,” the two men on the bike said this morning as they stopped and kept looking at our newest installation at the Àkòdì Òrìṣà.

Bí ìwọ́ bá ṣe rere, ara kì yíò ha yá ọ? I wonder where I got that quote from. Is it a Yoruba proverb?

I wouldn’t be surprised if it was from the Bible.

I have been home for a month now.

I have been home for a month now.

I have been home for a month now.

And I’m learning to live with the opportunities of living at home.

Here are some of these opportunities:

1. The fèrègèdè seller. Do you see her picture here?

The last time I ate fèrègèdè was when I was in the primary school, and a feregede seller came to our school during lunch time. Fèrègèdè is a special type of dark beans. You cook it for hours, and the fèrègèdè seller must start cooking in the evening and leave the beans on the wooden stove