10 Highly Plausible Things You Can Expect to Fall into a Well of Water



Turning on a tap and watching water gush out should be perfectly natural especially in Lagos which is pretty much surrounded by water.  But for some Nigerian households, running water is a luxury they don’t enjoy.  Instead, they have to fetch water from a well every single day.

I have had my own share of fetching water from wells and I can tell you this with all sincerity: I don’t miss it.

But this post isn’t about me.  So, let’s not get carried away. :-)

It’s about the highly plausible things you can expect to fall into a well of water on any given day.  If this has been your experience, some of these items might be familiar.  Feel free to add your own.  :-)

Let’s get to it, shall we?

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Episode 4: The Man Who Smelt of Leather | Falling in Love With My Best Friend

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Happy November! Yes, I know it’s the 3rd day of November, but it’s my first time here since October.  :-)  Today, I’ll be sharing Episode 4 of Falling in Love With My Best Friend, a contemporary Nigerian romance story.  In this episode, our protagonist meets a man who smells of leather (like the title wasn’t a dead giveaway).  In case you missed previous episodes, you can read them here.

To everyone who has been following this series, thank you so much for your support and patience!

Here’s wishing you an exciting and joy-filled November.

Enjoy your week!

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Blog Award from Tendrils: Sisterhood of the World Bloggers



Can you guess what is better than one blog award? Two Blog Awards! Around the same time, Nedoux gave me the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers award, Tendrils, a.k.a. Obianuju, also gave me one.  You can imagine my joy! The song that comes to mind (even though nobody asked me) is:

Everything na double double o

Na double double

Award na double, double o

Hehe! I couldn’t resist.

Uju, thank you so so much for this award.  I truly appreciate it.  And thank you for being ever so patient with me.  It took me a while, but here I am.  Also, thank you for the wake-up call to finish that romance story.  No more slacking off, thanks to you.  *smiles*

Now let’s dive into Uju’s questions, shall we?

First off, the Rules:

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Blog Award from Nedoux: Sisterhood of the World Bloggers




September was a month of surprises.  One of them came from Nedoux, who gave me this blog award.  How did she know I loved surprises?

Thank you so much, Nedoux, for this award.  I truly appreciate it.  😀

And thanks for being patient with me.  I didn’t realize it would take me one whole month to respond. :-(

But here I am, finally responding. :-)

Let’s get to it then, shall we?

*cracks knuckles*

Calm down! I wasn’t about to throw a karate chop! But I will knock down these questions one by one.


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Nigerian Fiction Writer Hello, there! My name is Sharon and I am a Nigerian Fiction Writer, Taker of Pictures and Lover of Humor. Feel free to look around or say hello. I don't bite. Usually. :-) Thanks for stopping by.

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