Bossladies Nest 42: Blind rage

  Debola had been missing for six days. Those six days had been harrowing for Jay and the prophetess. Jay had fallen ill and the police had been magnanimous enough to allow him check into the hospital. Of course, Tyrone made that possible. He had stood solidly behind Jay like the true friend and brother he was.   Jay’s blood pressure was bad. Of course, he was not surprised. Happenings the last few days could jerk up the best blood pressure.   “You really have to watch it. For someone…

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Bossladies Nest 41: Different strokes on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2018 was the worst Valentine’s Day Jay had witnessed so far. He spent the whole day at the police station. He had thought that his visit to the police station would be a ‘touch and go’ affair. How wrong he was! He realised that Debola’s disappearance was real. Someone had gone to the police and reported a case of missing person. He, Jay, was the last person known to have been with her.   Although, the police had also detained the prophetess that reported the case because she…

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Vagina wigs are newest fashion trend

Another day, another fashion trend that will make you question everything If some of the finer points of New York Fashion Week have passed you by, don’t fret, we’ll fill you in. There were floral prints, bizarre hair accessories and…vagina wigs. Also known as a merkin, vagina wigs date back to the 1600s, when ladies of the night would wear them after shaving their hair off for health reasons.   The, er, brains behind this merkin renaissance is South Korean designer Kaimin. Kaimin showcased a broad range of wigs, which…

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Is your partner micro-cheating? Let’s face it, whose isn’t?

So your partner shows a fleeting interest in other men or women? Congratulations… you’ve probably picked well Are you guilty of “micro-cheating”? I’d forgive you for having no clue, because I’ve now read about two dozen articles on this latest pop-psychology buzzphrase, which went viral last month, and I’m more confused than when I started. It refers, as far as I can tell, to seemingly innocuous behaviours that actually count as infidelity. But the examples given by dating experts range from wishing someone happy birthday on Facebook, which plainly isn’t…

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Bossladies Nest 40: Valentine’s Day shivers

  Jay had one of his worst nights in months. He had sat in the living room till very late and was going to his bedroom when he heard a sound emanating from Adele’s room. He stopped and listened. She was moaning from pleasure. He knew that sound. He had heard it numerous times. His wife was pleasuring herself again! This night, he wasn’t angry for he had realised that he caused it. For more than ten years, he had neglected his wife and family totally. He had kept mistress…

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Bossladies Nest 39: I know I’m not the first but…

Juliet Bumah To say that Bolan was very happy was an understatement. He felt like someone who just won a jackpot. For eight months, he had wooed the woman of his dream. She neither gave him clear red or green card. At times, she behaved like she felt something for him. At other times, she was curt with him. However, that did not deter him for he was convinced she was the one woman created for him. But today, he saw signs that he had succeeded in thawing the ice…

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Bossladies Nest 38: Why men steal from their wives

  Jay stared at the hospital ceiling but saw nothing, for his mind was faraway. Kidney stones? How the deuce did the cursed things get into his body? He prayed that the test results would prove the doctor wrong. Kidney stones! He waved his right hand over his head thrice, ending each motion with a click of his thumb and middle finger behind him. What if it turned out to be something else? Something worse than kidney stones? Something untreatable? “I reject that,” he muttered, shaking his head. The doctor…

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Bossladies Nest 37: Captured by ritualists

  Adele had a hearty convo with Bolan. They spoke for more than half an hour. They would have a late lunch today. She looked forward to it. At this point, she needed a dependable ally and Bolan had proven to be one. She had brought back the security man who Debola forced to go off duty. From him, she would have an idea of what happened the previous day. She had some decisions to make. She needed to know what her husband had done with the house documents. She…

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Bossladies Nest 36: The hunter becomes prey

  Jay stared at the little stone in his palm. It was stained with blood. Icy hands clawed at his heart. He urinated blood and stone! The pain he felt a while ago had subsided. The relief he felt when the stone came out was heavenly. He examined the tiny stone again and shivered. Who did he offend? Who could be after his life? His wife? His heart raced. He turned the stone this way and that, his brow furrowed. He cursed aloud as he remembered that his phone had…

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Bossladies 58: Dark rage

She tarried a while and looked around her before climbing the short stairs leading into the restaurant. As she stepped on the porch, the electronically controlled glass door opened and she went in. Inside, she looked round and didn’t see any familiar face. She noticed an unoccupied table at a very quiet corner and was about to move there when a waiter came towards her.     “Are you expecting someone ma’am?” He asked with a smile. “Yes. I want a quiet place. That table will do,” she said, pointing…

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