Boarding Tales ~ Episode XVI

Please Click Here for Previous Episodes Throughout the journey back home, none of us talked about the revelations of the previous day. In fact, we did not speak to one another at all; the only sound in the car came from the King Sunny Ade tapes that Dad played. I wanted to sleep but I … Continue reading Boarding Tales ~ Episode XVI

Boarding Tales ~ Episode XV (Bosola’s Confessions)

‘‘This whole drama needs to stop young lady.’’ Mr Adisa said giving me a stern look ‘‘Sir, I think we need to review the punishment in light of Bosola’s confession.’’ He added addressing the principal. ‘‘Adisa, wait a minute. That won’t be necessary, besides I think she was about to tell us something.’’ ‘‘Young lady, … Continue reading Boarding Tales ~ Episode XV (Bosola’s Confessions)

Boarding Tales ~ Episode XIV (Bosola’s Confessions)

**** “Madness! That’s what this whole business had to be.” I said a bit loud to myself after leaving Yewande’s bunk. I listened to the peal of the breakfast bell as it rang for the last time. I wasn’t hungry at all or better still I had no appetite for food. I wondered if that … Continue reading Boarding Tales ~ Episode XIV (Bosola’s Confessions)

Boarding Tales ~ Episode XIII (Yewande’s Story)

FOR ALL PREVIOUS EPISODES, PLEASE CLICK HERE It was an assignment that had been given to me by the woman of the stream; Iya Stream as the students calls her. A woman all the students talked about but that few people had ever seen. I had met her early one morning while I walked back … Continue reading Boarding Tales ~ Episode XIII (Yewande’s Story)

Boarding Tales ~ Episode XII (Yewande’s Story)

Please find all previous episodes here "What’s he doing here?" I murmured thoughts of rape going through my head. Yewande, egbe ni e o? Why are you screaming just because you saw a young boy like you? “I didn’t expect that anyone else will be in and then he was hiding behind you and watching me … Continue reading Boarding Tales ~ Episode XII (Yewande’s Story)

Boarding Tales ~Episode XI (Yewande’s Story)

For previous episodes please click here   Yewande’s Story I knew when the dog started howling. I also knew they would all wake and start their usual chants of “blood of Jesus’’. I wonder what makes them think that Jesus would listen to them. Sometimes I would also wonder why whatever it was that made … Continue reading Boarding Tales ~Episode XI (Yewande’s Story)

Boarding Tales (Episode X)

To read all the previous episodes, from Episode I to X, please click here “Take them to the bathroom and search them” Mr Adisa ordered after searching Yewande’s stuff for over thirty minutes and not finding any of the missing items. “Slappy must be pissing in her pants from ecstatic joy”. I thought looking at the … Continue reading Boarding Tales (Episode X)

Boarding Tales (Episode IX)

  “Bosola Adesegun, Yewande Olutola, come out here now.” My heart skipped a beat and I glanced furtively towards Yewande’s bunk. She was brushing her hair seemingly oblivious of the problem at hand. I swallowed hard still contemplating whether to go outside to meet Mr Adisa or simply hide under the bed. “If I have … Continue reading Boarding Tales (Episode IX)

Boarding Tales (Episode VIII)

PLEASE FIND PREVIOUS EPISODES HERE "How exactly will this still work out Yewande" I whispered as the voice of the principal droned on and on. The plan had seemed simple and perfect, we leave the school seperately and meet in the village car park but somehow everything had seemed to be against our going. The principal … Continue reading Boarding Tales (Episode VIII)

Boarding Tales (Episode VII)

  Please find all previous episodes here I felt the buzz before I heard it; I dropped my spoon even as I heard several spoons clattering onto plates. Students had started climbing on the dining table while others were pushing their way to the front. I was still thinking which one of the two to … Continue reading Boarding Tales (Episode VII)

Boarding Tales (Episode VI)

In case you missed previous episodes, they are all here My eyelids were heavy, I wanted to put my head on the desk and sleep off but the long cane in the teacher’s hands suggested it would be a bad idea; My sleepy state was due in part to the boring nature of the class … Continue reading Boarding Tales (Episode VI)

Boarding Tales (Episode V)

Please find previous episodes here “Who is Alaye?” I asked glancing towards the door. I gasped at what I saw, I had my answer and it filled the door way. He was tall, fair and handsome; I knew he couldn’t be a student because he looked like someone in his late twenties or early thirties. The … Continue reading Boarding Tales (Episode V)

Boarding Tales (Episode IV)

I brought down my dress, sighing. I wasn’t in the mood for a fight; I just wanted to clean up, eat and sleep. “Where is the water I asked you to fetch?” She bellowed waking up the other three occupants of the room. “Senior Toluse asked someone to bring it to the hostel for you”, I … Continue reading Boarding Tales (Episode IV)

Boarding Tales (Episode III)

If you missed the first two episodes, please find them here: Episode I Episode II Wow? is this for real or is it that I am seeing things? I know this area has mountains and all but a cave? I asked glancing excitedly at Toluse. " Of course it's a real cave Bosola; this village has lots of … Continue reading Boarding Tales (Episode III)