Tears, pain, hunger, suffering and even death; I’ve seen it all. I grew up on the street where breakfast, lunch and dinner were most likely eaten at the same time. My skin was coated in mud, and my whole family lived together in a tiny room. Our only furniture was the cupboard that housed all … Continue reading Story Time With Tee: Sticks and Bones by Seun Caleb
I got lots of great feedback from my last blog post which you can find here, and I thought to myself why not continue with the ”Tips series” since it has helped a lot of people. Through that last blog post, I realised that there are actually lots of people who want to go into … Continue reading 5 Things You Need To Consider Before Starting That Blog, Podcast or Youtube Channel
Hey guys! How are you all doing today? I’m back again with a new blog post. This blog post is quite special to me cause it helped me a lot personally so I decided to share a bit of advice to people who, like me, have been struggling with continuing what they love doing. It … Continue reading 3 Ways To Get Back Into What You Love Doing
Hey guysssss, I’m back again with another blog post! So two days ago I gave my Instagram followers a chance to get to know me better by asking me questions about myself, my blog and any other thing they were curious about. The questions range from issues we are currently facing in the society, to … Continue reading #CupofTeeQ&A || Ask Me Anything!
Hi guys, I’m back again with a new blog post! Some of us do not have the luxury (yet) to go on a huge shopping spree, we can only imagine what we can buy when given a particular amount of money. In today’s blog post, I gave myself an imaginary NGN350,000 to go on a … Continue reading I Gave Myself an Imaginary NGN350,000 To Shop on Fashion Nova
Hey guys! I’m back with another blog post. So due to the spread of the COVID-19, we were told to practice social distancing and stay indoors to avoid further spreading of the virus. Although we all panicked (some still panicking) about the absolute boredom that comes with staying indoors all day, I have actually found … Continue reading What I’ve Been Up To This Social Distancing Period
Today’s blog post is about an issue that needs to be discussed. Yes, I am here to rant. Today I am focusing on the social media app, Twitter. Twitter is a platform to share ideas, thoughts and information. Because people share their personal thoughts, other people feel the need to comment on them, without being … Continue reading The Art of Minding Your Business| #COTRants Twitter Version
Don’t know what to do on Valentine’s Day this year? Don’t fear, Cup of Tee is here! (that rhymes LOL) Although we always say Valentine’s Day should be everyday with your significant other but Valentine’s Day is still a day set aside specially to love and appreciate your partners and also show others love. I’ve … Continue reading Ten Things To Do on Valentine’s Day
Happy birthday Cup of Tee! A whole year has gone by since I started this blog and it’s still hard to believe. Starting this blog was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I started Cup of Tee ‘cause I needed a platform to share my stories, and personal thoughts and experiences. A year … Continue reading 1 Year Blog Anniversary! Happy Birthday COT
This is officially the last blog post of 2019 and I just want to take a moment to breathe and reflect on all that happened this year. A lot happened this year, both good and bad. The first and second half of the year felt like two different years. This year really tested my patience … Continue reading 2019, I’m thankful.
So I finally visited one of the hottest spots in Lagos for quality dining, Cactus Restaurant. Cactus Restaurant is a homely Restaurant located in Victoria Island, Lagos. They have an array of international dishes ranging from Burgers, sandwiches, pizza, pasta, deserts and so much more. Their menu also includes vegan options. Cactus restaurant also has … Continue reading Restaurant Review|| Cactus Restaurant
So your girl is back home from school in the city of Lagos and ready to have the dettiest December even with no money in the account. As I arrived in this glorious state I was first greeted by its signature thing, traffic. I was already angry as i whispered to my cousin, “we have … Continue reading Why Are Lagosians So Angry?
Well hello everybodyyyyyyy. It’s been a long time since I gave you guys the gist of how my life’s been going, since that’s what this blog is partly about. I apologize for that, life has just been coming at me real fast this last couple of months. So how are you guys? Really, how are … Continue reading Student Life|| The Third Chapter
While growing up, children always talked about what they wanted to be when they grow up. You know the usual, doctors, lawyers and astronauts. Their parents would smile fondly at them and encourage them Mine was a little different. I did not get the same warm reception when I announced to my family that I … Continue reading When I Grow Up…
“You are a shame to this family”, “you are a disgrace”, “You are nothing but a disappointment” all these just because I got my nose pierced. I came home, excited, with a fresh new nose piercing I have been longing for, for the longest time now. I ran into my mother’s room so excited … Continue reading LAWLESS
Hello everybody! I know it’s the first time I’m publishing a blog post on a Saturday but honestly this is the perfect time for this post cause this week yeah, has just been “very somehow” from hot tears everywhere to “what is this now” moments. It’s just been an exhausting week and I’m glad it’s … Continue reading Wow, What a week!
Okadabooks is a book reading platform where people publish and read books. Okadabooks has a website and also an application that can be downloaded on your device. It is free for everyone to use except when you want to purchase a book that is not free i.e it is for sale and has a price … Continue reading What’s in my Okadabooks Library?
It’s a rainy day in the streets of Yaba, Lagos. It is pouring down cats and dogs and I am currently pressed up against my steering wheel as I am struggling to drive home safely. Due to my windscreen wipers broke somehow, I am trying my possible best to see through the rain. I had … Continue reading Sinking Ship|| Story Time With Tee
From writer to blogger to certified digital marketer and now a certified photographer! While ya’ll were busy enjoying your summer at home or work, your girl was in school So let me give you a little explanation on how my summer went. My school, Oduduwa University, has an entrepreneur training program that 2nd year students … Continue reading Tee Takes on Photography!
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This is another blog post on the “My First Time” series! You can check out the first one here: First Time Stories || Lagos Island Market So I tried Okpa for the first time! Okpa is a traditional Nigerian food popular among the Igbo tribe in the eastern part of Nigeria. Okpa is made using … Continue reading My First Time|| Okpa
We likely know at least one person whose self-worth is measured by their income and material possessions. In essence, people who measure their self-worth by net worth never feel “valuable enough". This is very rampant lately, especially with the younger generation. Your self-worth is a complete process of how you value and respect yourself. Keep … Continue reading Letter To Us|| Self-Love and Self-Worth
If you have been keeping up with me and my blog from the beginning, you would know that something has been missing these past couple of months. Can you guess what? Story Time With Tee That’s right. If you haven’t been here with me from the beginning of my blogging career, you’re probably thinking, “what’s … Continue reading Are You Still a Writer?
How come I haven’t given you guys this gist?? Anyways, better late than never right? I’m taking ya’ll back to exactly a week ago. Your girl went to Lagos island market for the first time in her life (with mum of course) Omo you guys, never again. The journey started from when my mum decided … Continue reading First Time Stories || Lagos Island Market
Summer isn’t over yet! The summer of the hot girls and city boys. I honestly envy you guys that are actually enjoying this summer. I’ve been home all summer and I’ve hardly left my house. But I actually chose to live like this believe it or not💔 So you’re probably thinking, what way can I … Continue reading 10 Things To Do This Summer
Six months ago I gathered the courage to start a blog where I decided to share stories about my life experiences and personal thoughts. So I can say that I’ve successfully been blogging for 6 months and 8 days now Honestly i can’t believe I’ve gone half a year being a blogger. These past few … Continue reading 3 Things Blogging Has Taught Me So Far || July 2019
I’m back guyssss. Finally done with my exams and guess who’s finally in her 3rd year of Uni. Big girl and that. So yeah your favorite blogger is back with a new blog post! See ehn I’m tired. Two weeks ago, I bought a dress (check it out on Instagram and Twitter ). A very … Continue reading I’m Tired of Sucking Belle!
I was thrown into the adult life on Sunday 9th of June and your girl finally became legal! Yeah I’m 18 now. Yeah yeah you might be shocked and all. As the time clocked 12 A.M and the birthday messages and prayers rolled in on my phone, I started to reminisce about the last year. … Continue reading Thrown into the Adult Life || My Birthday!
Disclaimer: No, the title of this blog post is NOT a mistake. Big ups to you if you get the joke there ; ) Oh yeah so I haven’t really gotten a good picture of me with my haircut so enjoy the slightly low quality video screenshots🖤 I made the big decision to shave off … Continue reading I SHAVED MY HEAD! ||I Got No Ragrets?
So last Saturday, 25th May 2019 I organized a bloggers Meet up event for bloggers located in Ile Ife, Osun state, Nigeria. This little networking event included bloggers from Oduduwa University and Obafemi Awolowo University, who came together to discuss the tips and tricks of blogging. Topics discussed include: 1. Driving traffic to blog 2. … Continue reading #COTIfeBloggersMeet2k19 || I organized my first bloggers meet up!
Today, I’m here to rant! I had the most annoying week last week. Two words; G R O U P W O R K So in my public speaking class, my lecturer grouped us into different groups and asked us to write a speech presentation on the topic he gave us. My group topic was … Continue reading Student Life|| SOLO CUZ YOLO
So last week Friday, 10th May 2019, a fashion show was organized in my school. It included a trade fair where students brought different products to sell, a face painting section, music and dance performances and also a runway show. I dragged myself out of bed to go and support my very good friend who … Continue reading Support your friends! | | OUI Fashion Exhibition and Photography Takeover 2019
Earlier this week on Sunday, I gave my followers on Instagram the chance to interview me, to get to know my views about issues, personal things about me and also my blog. Without further ado, let’s begin! 1.“What inspired you to go ahead and start the blog” I’ve always loved to write and sharing my … Continue reading I was Interviewed by My Instagram Followers!|| #Q&AwithTee
It is needless to say that, a year ago I never would have imagined myself owning and running a blog. It proves to say that you never really know what might happen in the future. But everyday I think to myself, Where do I see myself in 10 years? People have dreams and aspirations while … Continue reading Where Do I See Myself in 10 Years?
Hey guys! I hope you’re having a wonderful day. I noticed that my recent blog posts have been getting a lot of love lately and I deeply appreciate each and every one of my readers for your constant support. As much as my blog stats have been amazing, I’m here to shamelessly promote my social … Continue reading Let’s Get Social || Follow me!
This is actually a late post. I was meant to post it since February but due to some certain things I was unable to. Better late than never right? As some of you might know, my university is located in Ile-Ife, Osun state, Nigeria which is close to a town called Ilesha where the famous … Continue reading #TravelNigeria: Erin Ijesha Waterfalls
Music lovers get in here! So thanks to Apple Music I got a compilation of my Top 25 most played songs If you know me you would know that I literally cannot go a day without plugging in my earphones and drowning out the world by listening to music. I won’t say that I have … Continue reading My Top 25 Most Played Songs
Warning: This can be triggering to some certain individuals. Read with caution. •••••••• I am a prisoner of my own thoughts Voices in my head dictate my every move I can’t shut them out I overthink Not by my own will The timing of my life is different from the rest Because opportunities pass me … Continue reading Lost
Hey guys! How’s your week going? It's a new month already! The weirdest thing happened to me a couple of weeks ago. All my life I thought I was a low key person. You know, being in the corner and not being noticed Well that was until I met someone that told me my entire … Continue reading 20 Random Facts About Me
Throughout my entire life in Lagos (born and bred), being an “omo get inside” child, I never really had the FULL experience of a Lagosian. Well that changed eversince I entered Uni. And I don’t even school in Lagos sigh. Throughout My first year, I was always picked up and dropped in school. That changed … Continue reading Life of a Lagosian: 5 Things you must know while living in Lagos.
Read the first part here Octavia!!!! Octavia!!!! He screamed into the air. She had asked him to meet her here, this time today, but she’s nowhere to be found. He knew it, he knew it wasn’t real, he knew it was the voice in his head that made him think he was talking to a … Continue reading The Turning Point 2
A whole month has gone by since my last blog post and it has been dreadful (insert crying emoji) If you follow my Instagram and Twitter accounts, you would have seen my announcement about my brief break from the blog. This was to give my full focus to my school exams. Well I am now … Continue reading I Am Back!
Story by Guest Writer, Life Of Simeon! Watch out for the second part next week, same time!
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Every day we see different stories from different women being sexually abused. Every day we see the injustice in the system when it comes to rape Every day we see women who are scared to speak up because of this injustice. That ends now. The hashtag #JusticeForRapeInNigeria has been trending on social media platforms like … Continue reading #JusticeForRapeInNigeria
Hey guys! Today I am introducing Story Time With Tee, coming to you this February!! Story Time with Tee is a weekly blog post where I share short stories written by me or guest writers. As I said in my first blog post, which you can find here, I love writing stories and I’m finally … Continue reading Story Time With Tee
The annual inter house sports was approaching and practices started People gathered for races and I thought to myself “why not join them” But then my mum’s voice echoed in my head from the conversation we had a day before, “Tanto do not join them in the races” I just shook it off. “I can … Continue reading Most Embarrassing Day of my Life
A bucket list is a list of activities you wish to engage in before you kick the bucket i.e. your demise. “Live your life to the fullest”, everyone tells you. But think to yourself, “How exactly do I do that?” Before you leave this world I bet there are lots of things you would like … Continue reading My Top 10 Bucket List Ideas
I have always loved writing. Started from silly fan fiction with a friend of mine. I showed my friends and they actually said i'm pretty good at it. So i started writing. I wrote in my little schools books. I have always had what i like to call "musical phases" at different points in my … Continue reading Welcome to Cup of Tee