That Re Of Sunshine

Mongo ma Ndemi native on a journey called life. . .

July 11, 2012

The Wedding Crasher

Don't really like going for weddings except I know the bride or the groom or family or something. Nigerian weddings always have a way of turning into carnivals. I hate crowds. Dear Future Husband, I'm all up for a destination wedding, I want to be able to remember every thing that happens on that day and share it with only our family and real friends. (Am I selfish for this?)

A year ago, I went to a friend's sisters wedding on the mainland, from there my friends decided to go to another wedding on the Island. And I agreed to tag along since I knew the bride's younger sister (at that time, that was a good enough reason to crash the wedding).

The wedding on the Island was so beautiful and the great thing about it was that there were loads of people I knew there. I noticed my neighbour was also there, he's older than I am, but we cool. So he walks up to me to ask if I was OK, if I wanted a drink et al.

As I get back into grooving, he come to chat with me again asking for my mum, sisters, who did I come with . . . and I mention I was with some friends. Then I ask him "Who did you come with?" He looks at me surprised and then starts laughing hard, while I'm wondering what I've said that's so funny, he calls out to his friend to come hear the question I asked him and that one starts laughing as well and replies "Its his wedding o!"

The thing is I saw his sisters in aso ebi, but I didn't think anything of it, just thought they were related to whoever's wedding it was. When I go to weddings, I usually look out for the bride and groom and say hello to them (even when I don't know them). This time, I was already happy thanks to the alcohol I had at the other wedding so I didn't think of it.

Chai! I was embarrassed. Before you laugh at me, tell me you've never crashed a wedding. You have haven't you?

All dressed up for a wedding I was invited to :-)
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July 3, 2012

I'm Back!

Hi beautiful people!

How’s everyone been?

Haven’t blogged in a few weeks. And I do feel bad about it. I’ve been writing though, but not blogging. See my excuses below :-) :

1. I've been busy. Aren't we all?? Well I’m working towards a promotion (and a raise).
I work HARD
2. I went away on holiday (again). Really needed to get away. 

3. Been lost in thought. Busy planning the future. You know how you make plans and you are so sure everything would go your way . . . *sigh. But other things you didn’t plan for happen? Well I'm dealing with that.

Sometimes I feel like no one comes here or reads my blog, but in the last 3weeks, I’ve had nine people I never thought would read my blog ask me “When’s your next post?” “Why haven’t you blogged?” Thanks for reading and proving me wrong!

I Princess Iré promise to blog at least once a week.

Have a great week everyone!

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