About Marj & May

Marj and May is inspired by the lives of two ladies of the same family. Individually they represent positive and happy peaks in the world of a small few, including the sponsors of this site. Jointly, they form the history of two families.

"We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths."

Walt Disney

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my mother left

By Kwosh | May 21, 2018 | 2 Comments

  21st May 2015   I knew it was coming, so I waited for it. Then I could not wait any longer so I called. “Mama ta tafi” My sister said quietly. I choked back a sob and ended the call. Then I spent the next few days like a zombie, refusing to feel anything.…

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Celebrating a writer

By Kwosh | May 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

So I practicaly went straight to bed after a brief but interesting evening out with the misus. If you are one of those that follow her, you will agree that she can write – right? Thankfully, our evening out was a fall out of our making the guest list of a writer friend of hers.…

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Where your next miracle lies…

By Kwosh | Apr 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

I left Lagos today in pursuit of some mild adventure. Don’t get me wrong, Being around the Misus always brings up something new to talk about.Then there is the cerebral miniature version of myself (my first son) and Mambo, our Mr. Affection (May you no offend any geh with those your looks – Amen). By…

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I remember Jumoke

By Kwosh | Apr 1, 2017 | 2 Comments

Jumoke (left in black), Me (right in black) I remember you. Sometimes for a long period of time, I don’t think about her. And suddenly without warning, her face floats into my head. Her face and her laugh. The trigger that made me think about Jumoke was seemingly remote. I was driving and my steering…

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By Kwosh | Apr 1, 2017 | 1 Comment

I just read a lovely article titled ‘My Celibacy, My Choice’ written by Enajite. It was like walking down memory lane. I could have written that article in fact I probably have written it if only I can get a computer with a floppy disk drive. I was a loud, proud and obnoxious virgin. (Enajite…

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There is value in buying local you know…..

By Kwosh | Feb 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

  A turkey shoot; a perfect description of the retail business experience in today’s Nigeria. Small time retailers have resorted to passing the added costs they experience to the end consumer. If you ask, they’ll tell you it’s the dollar palava. The middle men are the next level in the distribution chain. They have the…

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Love does not conquer all… by Biodun

By Kwosh | Feb 16, 2017 | 1 Comment

    Sometimes I am not sure of who to blame for the unrealistic expectations we burden on that word love. The movies? The songs? You just grow up ‘knowing’ that true love is perfect. It is supposed to fix everything. It will strengthen weak people and somehow they are magically able to overcome every…

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Did your Valentines Day beat the recession?

By Kwosh | Feb 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Congratulations people, you did it. You actually celebrated valentines day in the hard biting recession (or not). I must say I was pleased that the buzz was still in the air. Yes there were lonely and hurt hearts but I do believe the day went well. While driving home yesterday, I tuned in on one…

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We are what we perceive

By Kwosh | Jan 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Going to the beach is always fun. Even if you make the trip on a low budget, getting soaked by one of those incoming waves always brings excitement to even the most occupied of minds. The euphoria you get when that water hits you comes from the tide of water the waves bring. While doing…

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i believe…

By Kwosh | Aug 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

              I believe. And it is not that difficult to explain. I have eyelashes, they make me believe. Let me explain. I was slicing apples and pears. I popped a piece of apple into my mouth and as I chewed it, the juice dribbled from my mouth. It was…

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