With a girl!

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Moving into my own room was so exciting. I really wanted to be alone, just a little bit far away from my big sister. It was the best thing that had happened to me in months. Demola drove me that morning to my hall, complaining throughout the drive about my clothes. He went on and on, he still hadn’t been able to understand that a girl never has too many.

That night I lay on my bed feeling like a proud room owner, I was already decorating the room in my head when a knock on the door interrupted my thoughts. I thought to myself ‘first friend!’ I was just too excited.

She stood like she was a model, such broad shoulders, perfect shape and flawless skin.  Uche was the most beautiful girl I had ever seen. Looking at her, I felt the heat rising inside me and this made me uncomfortable; only Demola had ever made me feel that way. I shrugged it off and was able to get the word out; I said “hi” having this sheepish smile plastered on my face. She smiled back at me not taking her eyes off me. There was something to that look I just couldn’t place it. Holding out her hand she said “hi, I’m Uche, I’m two rooms down the hallway, welcome to our block”. I just smiled and said “thank you”.  The next morning she came over to help me unpack, I was happy; I really needed the extra hand.
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My blogging mistakes!

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My journey started in 2013 and it has been a slow one, not what I expected. I saw blogging as a way to express myself and share a part of me with others. It was easy for me when I started, I didn’t have a lot of things on my plate. As school work load increased, my blogging reduced. I didn’t have time to sit, think and develop the ideas I had, so I basically just ignored my blog. I started a new blog with the hope of finding a balance between blogging and my very busy schedule. So far I’ve been having the same issues, not posting regularly and having a slow growth. I thought about this really hard and noticed my mistakes. Here I’m going to share them and hope other beginner bloggers learn from them too.
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