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Chimezie Asks; Places. People. Feelings?


I was at Owerri yesterday. I had a matter at the Court of Appeal, Owerri Judicial Division. Immediately, we drove into that capital city, someone came to mind. To be honest, I did not smile. I just kept a straight face and shook my head in my mind.

Again, each time I go to Anambra State and pass Amawbia (your home town) someone else comes to mind too.

Each time I think about any place- a city I've been to or a part of the city (Enugu) where I reside, someone or persons come to mind and the thought of them rouses some sort of feelings. Good, bad, or ugly.

So, I'm asking you, Nwando and other BVs, when you get into a city that you're travelling to, does someone come to mind? And what feeling does the thought give birth to? It could also be a particular part of the city where you reside, or a country you've visited or reside(d) in. 

-Ogenna Chimezie Nwodo 


  1. Haha! Yes Chimezie. There are places I've been and people I met there that evoke some feelings when I think of or revisit those places. I think it's only natural. Abuja brings two people to mind. Two people that brought great happiness and later caused great pain. PH will always flood me with an onslaught of emotions at the thought of certain people. Some emotions are good, because that's where the bestie resides. Some emotions are not, because... Well, just because. Abeokuta will always remind me of Fidelia Imuse and Bukola Agbaje and memories of them warm my heart. Shagamu will always remind me of Mr Macho and the chaos he caused, internally and externally. And then there are others.

  2. Sure Chimezie, its only natural

  3. Oh Yes Chimezie. It's only Natural like Queen said...
    Abuja reminds me of someone & the Sheer bliss he brought into my life. *swoons*
    Lagos reminds me of 3 people, two extremely good, the other extremely Evil. So it's a love hate relationship for I & Lag.
    PH, oh well, family is here but I won't mind relocating, LOL. Too much bad memories & some great ones.
    Calabar & AkwaIbom, Enugu, Anambra & Abia reminds me of awesome people & awesome memories.
    Dear NYSC, U know just where I wanna be!

    1. All I need is a Car & Accommodation. *Continues filing nails*

      U are capable!

  4. It's almost impossible to visit a place and not meet people. Memories are made, good or bad so it is what it is.
    For me, visiting Anambra gives me peace, not a single negative feeling is tied to that state for me. Lagos is a delight, too many wonderful people in it for me. To visit lokoja, would be to experience a little regret and disdain at the thought of certain people and experiences. Too many states to run through, but in all the good vibes outweigh the bad.

  5. Anonymous Rider!9:37 am, July 02, 2015

    Oh yes,
    This happens to me a lot.
    Because we have shared a part of our lives with certain people,
    I am all Chatty when its good memories or i just smile go really quiet and bask in the euphoria of the feeling that the person and place gives me.
    Especially when we are no longer on speaking terms or as cool as before.
    Passing an environment they reside or where you shared memories brings thoughts and a surge of emotions.
    But as i Drive, Ferry, Fly, Waltz, Jog or run past that Vicinity. I remember that nothing is permanent and I leave it all behind pressing for that which is forward like Apostle Paul said.

  6. Me.i can't visit a city and get sad just because someone there offended me o.
    It's only traffic in Lagos that bothers me.

  7. Yes it does...they are mostly good memories of people I have come in contact and interacted with.

  8. PH.....badddd memories.....dont even wanna remember.

  9. Zaria reminds me of university and all its glory


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