TWO GRACES

A story of a successful consultant surgeon who’s a Nigerian, 37 and unmarried.

TWO GRACES – EIGHTEEN (pENULTIMATE EPISODE)

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO EIGHTEEN (Penultimate episode)              Being the first child and only daughter of an army general comes with a lot of merry sides; one of which was a jolly ride to school in the convoy of military personnel. Over the years, Grace Philips had grown to …

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TWO GRACES – SEVENTEEN

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO SEVENTEEN         She wouldn’t have accepted in her wildest imagination that a place like this existed in Ife. Few months ago, she could bet with her next salary that she’d scouted the nooks and cranny of this city – since undergraduate days through housejob and …

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TWO GRACES – SIXTEEN

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO SIXTEEN               Ethan panted as he ran the short distance from the front door to the car park. Unlike other times when he clung onto the handle of the door on the driver’s side, he moved round back instead. He couldn’t curtail his joy when …

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TWO GRACES – FIFTEEN

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO FIFTEEN           In front of him was a table top photo frame of his family. Dad was standing behind everyone in his well ironed army uniform while mum wore something that must have been the best attire in those days. She held onto him firmly …

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TWO GRACES – FORTEEN

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO FORTEEN “How are you, daughter?” Grace Oladele heard as she placed the phone against her ear while motioning to Isaac with her first finger to lower the volume on the DVD player booming Sinach’s “You are able” in the car. “I am fine, mummy! So …

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TWO GRACES – Thirteen

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE THIRTEEN “I miss you too, daddy!” Hallie pouted while adjusting her head properly to face the camera. “You assured me you were going to come around yourself this time…” she frowned.                  Some little distance away, a couple of persons were laughing away. A …

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TWO GRACES – EPISODE 12

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO EPISODE TWELVE                 Grace Oladele stepped aside as Alice opened the back door of the car. The latter placed two stainless flasks in there and made sure they were sitting properly before pulling her head out and closing the door. “Make sure you return the …

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TWO GRACES – Three

“Are you trying to starve me?” Her forehead furrowed. Yeah, this was a complete non-joke because at times like this it was insane to smile. “No, ma’am!” Mrs. Jesse responded as politely as she could mutter. “My bones were eating themselves up to stay alive.” Grace sounded even meaner and …

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TWO GRACES – Two

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO TWO The atmosphere of tension had become so severe and pervasive that one could barely see more than a few feet in any direction. Everything came across as being louder than usual, the ticking clock especially. Some minutes ago, Grace Philips had considered removing a …

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TWO GRACES – Grace Ochigbo

TWO GRACES – GRACE OCHIGBO Time and chance happens to us all                 Grace held tighter to Omojo’s right hand. The 4-year old is desperately in need of some air of freedom – not from the very recent hot humid weather of the SouthWest or the rapidly melting down economy …

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