Saturday, December 1, 2012

Happy New Month

I would have titled this post sites and sounds of Jamaica but I am not sure I will be able to upload the pictures. Anyways I will just try, and see what happens.

A little about Jamaica: it's very dear to my heart as it is a small island of about 3 million people, as you all know I come from a very small island, in Rivers state called Bonny. We aren't up to 3 million but its not so small. It's just the right size and very good for tourism.
Jamaica makes a lot of revenue from tourism. I wonder why we can't do that in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, even Lagos state is surrounded by water as well. hmmm very sad.
Sometimes I wish the oil will dry up so that we all go back to life without oil. I know this for a fact :the day Nigeria starts feeding itself as a country, Nigeria's development will sky rocket. Enough of all the sad talk lets move one to brighter things...

I wonder what it will be like on top of that mountain..Scary
I hope you can see the building on the hills..wish i can live there.

Alright I was able to upload the pix. I basically took the scenery.
Jamaica is a very hilly country and living on top of the mountains is like living in Beverly hills. It is even called Beverly hills

Can you imagine that Christmas is almost here? I am speechless as to how time flies. Well we just thank God for keeping us all through the year.

I want us to look back and tick of the things we have achieved so far this year. Please don't beat yourself if you feel you haven't achieved anything. Everything will fall into place in due time.

For me I have

1. grown better in my writing, even though I haven't published any books as I thought I would have....

2. I have become a mother so that is a new job description added to my CV.  I have also learnt to appreciate the little pleasures of life: like merely sitting down to eat and savoring a perfectly good meal. I don't do that any more. I am always eating on the go, you never know when madam will be up demanding your attention with no questions asked..LOL.
3. I also have learnt to prioritize my time a lot more. I hardly waste it on just surfing the net, or gossiping I am on the go. Any little time I have I use it judiciously.
4. I still haven't started my business but I thank God for the ideas I have been writing down, cos it will become a reality soon.
5. My transition into a naturalista has become finally. I am not going back. So I have started researching and working on it. Men!!!!! I want my hair as long as the Jamaican Men's hair. You won't believe it they have longer hair than their women...Ironic right. I have started the regime of washing my hair, and conditioning bimonthly.
 Getting yarn braids soon, cos the styling of natural hair ain't easy, and I am running out of patience..

For all the other things I hope to have achieved this year and I haven't, I am not beating myself about it, cos I know I will achieve everything one day..

Enough about me, tell me what you have achieved so far. I will love to read about it.

P.S. "Myne whitman has started a new series on her blog...its very entertaining I think you should all check it out.

let me leave with this song, which i absolutely love.
Do have a wonderful weekend.


  1. This year, I am glad because I started my blog and have been updating it constantly. I have been wanting to do this for a long time but it has now finally come to fruition. Thank God.

  2. Awww that's great. Trust me updating a blog isn't easy. It takes serious discipline.

  3. I registered a business this year, and applied for some funding. Finally.

    Tried IVF and though it wasn't successful, it revealed a lot and opened some other doors.

    My blog is a revelation and keeps growing.

    Praying for a better 2013 for us all.

    Happy December dear. Jamaica is really lovely. Hope I can visit one day :)

  4. Awwww You will surely get a better 2013 IJN

  5. This year, i am glad that i have so many reasons to smile and God has been sooooooooo amazing. I have so much to be thankful for. I pray that this year ends well for us all. There is a bit of time left for more surprises before the year comes to an end.

    I like your blog Ibifiri :)

  6. Hmmm, beautiful pictures. I wish u a blessed December.

  7. Beautiful pictures...beautiful Jamaica.

    Have a blessed December

  8. Lovely Pictures..Congrats on becoming a Mum too :)

  9. Happy beautiful December, and a special one for your cute daughter too. The pictures of Jamaica are beautiful.Am sure Bonny can be as beautiful too if worked, it only demands willingness and creativity. Glad am following your blog, pls do same. Thanks.

  10. i have so many things to be thankful for this season. In 2009, I was involved in an auto accident and came out with only a scratch on my left arm. In 2010, I was involved in a "one chance" incident but God kept me. One week after, my Dad was involved in a ghastly auto accident in far away New York, which left the car beyond repairs, but he survived. God kept him. In 2011, my immediate elder sister was sick and we saw death coming, but God healed her. In 2012, the Lord God gave us peace and rest all around. I went on an all-expense paid pilgrimage to Israel earlier on this year. I started my biz last year and registered it this year. I went on a 2-month course in India in the area of my business. I started a home cell fellowship to mentor younger women and it's growing. I joined an MLM company that focuses on weight loss and i'm growing steadily. I have been in good health, physically and spiritually. I was spared from making the wrong choice of a life partner!!! I could go on and on. God walked side by side with me this year and I know He will carry me through 2013.

    As for your thoughts on tourism and the Niger-Delta, that resonates deep within me. There's so much wealth locked up in the Niger-Delta and it has nothing to do with oil. It's tourism. I see a tourism-rich Niger-Delta region through the eye of my spirit, and I've already received first instructions on what to do. If you are from that region (I'm from Akwa_Ibom), it is time to look home, no matter where you are or to which tribe you are married to. Begin to pray for insights on how you can start positioning yourself for the future wealth that is till dormant in the region. Have a wonderful month, everyone!

  11. Awww marumba God is indeed faithful. My dear I am from Bonny n I see alot of potentials. I haven't even talked about the paper manufacturing company that can be started in niger delta gotten from the pulp leaves in the creeks