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#CurrentSituation. Pissed AF!

My current situation is Double 4, I'm drinking a cold glass of Guinness, it's about 10.50pm and I'm not ready to go home so I decided to come and post this. πŸ˜•

I just saw the best movie I've seen in a while and yet I'm still seething. Yes, I'm freaking furious. So I spent all day out, got home at about 6pm and instead of being tired I was very restless, too restless to sit still. So I took a bath, changed my clothes and came to The Palms to see a movie. 

There was a premier holding at the movies today, with Nollywood people and entertainment industry people, and then some socialites. Then I spotted this handsome, tall, broad shouldered hunk of a man, part socialite, part actor, part Island big(ish) boy. He had a ton of people vying for his attention so I stood a safe distance away from him, and when the crowd around him thinned out, I approached him. He knew I was coming to meet him, we had locked eyes four or five times and he was aware of my presence, also aware that I'd been waiting to talk to him. Several people milled around him but he was alone at the time so that was my chance. 

I lurched towards him, arms outstretched, mouth gaping open in a huge smile; "My in law" I sing-sang as I made to embrace him

And this guy had the nerve to jump back as if I was coming towards him with an evil glare and a dagger. After staring at me curiously for a few seconds he offered a limp handshake. I shook it and walked away. 

Mad as hell!

I'm sure you're wondering if I'm mad literally. I assure you I'm not. The negro is actually my in law. I have called his wife and everybody to tell them that he is a ______ (Too many words but I have to respect him as per family so let me keep those words in my head)! I'm still reeling from the humiliation. 

Sorry, Mr Man, I didn't know different protocols apply in different situations. 

I'm so pissed. I'm mad at him for making me look like a thirsty fan girl in public. Aaaaargh!

Now, unto more serious things. 

I noticed something tonight. You know I'm no stranger to going to the movies solo. In fact it's kinda my thing. I realize now that I've been blessed with this sense of completeness just as I am, I'm always fine riding solo, to the movies, to church, to the bar, to seminars, in life... LOL, so yes, I'm not new to this. I've had enough experience to know that something is happening. You know, it's rare that you come to the movies and people come solo. Very rare. Today however I saw many lone men and lone ladies wandering around all alone. 

A lot of these men are of marriageable age. Even saw a few in their 50s solemnly wandering the mall alone. Then I went in for my movie, I was the first to get in so I was able to watch other people come in. At least 60% of the people that came to see that movie came alone, male and female. I was surprised. Why are there so many "alone" people????

And lastly, my movie! If there's only one thing you take away from this post it should be The Hitman's Bodyguard. If you haven't seen it, go watch it and thank me later. 

And on that note, I head home, tomorrow is another day.

What's your current situation?



  1. i've been wanting to go to the movies solo for a long time, haven't yet achieved that. I remember first time i wanted to do it was ages ago when Half of a Yellow sun was screening. Got ready one sunday and planned to go after church, then one thing led to another and it never happened. Your "inlaw" is on a long thing.

  2. oh my goodness.... i i have been to the movies alone before... once in 2007. I attended a conference that I thought started at 3pm or so. Turned out it started at 7pm, so I used that time to see (part of) a movie at the cinema. The movie was Eagle Eye.

    1. Wow. Your memory is sharp. Thats 10 years ago.

    2. Saw Eagle Eye, although not at the cinemas and it was a good watch. Saw The Hitman's Bodyguard last week and didn't like it. Good movie though but I don't particularly like the comedy genre.

      Current situation: gonna be up for the next four hours to start and submit an assignment that is almost due. Chrisyinks

  3. At the time...i lay at the corner of my tiny bed(well at least for now) alone with my thoughts, so many what if's? then i remember i havent visited TTB. Viola I am here. Exams tommrrow morning got to continue reading.

    1. Hey Habibi. I hope your exam was good? Best wishes.

    2. I hope you wrote well, best of luck

  4. That movie is the bomb!! I downloaded it last week and spent the whole time laughing. When I was in lag, I used to go solo to the movies. Always enjoyed myself.

  5. Thelma, you and me both o!
    I don't even think about it before I go to the movies alone.
    Except on rare occasions when sunshine is feeling sisterly πŸ€£πŸ˜‚

    1. LOL @ sisterly πŸ˜‚. You're both so lucky to have each other.

  6. I've never gone to see a movie alone, I should try it situation now is pathetic, I came for the national ID registeration, and I've been waiting since 6:30 and nobody is attending to us and I badly need it, God help me...your in law is a J**K btw.

    1. LOL. You can say JERK. It's okay πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. I hope you've sorted out your ID now?

  7. In as much as I can do a lot of things solo,i love doing things with people cos the memory is better appreciated. As for ur inlaw,his karma is still doing auditioning...

    1. You're right but its got to be with the right people though. unfortunately the people I'd like to create memories with aren't "readily available" so thank God I really love my own companyπŸ˜….

  8. I dont get. So your inlaw just acted like he dont really know you in public? Hmm. That would hurt.

    But you sef, why did you see the nigga and just say 'my in-law'? Maybe the nigga was there with his side chick that doesnt know he is married. You want to spoil his runs ni? loool


    1. πŸ˜‚. I like to think that all the men in my family are faithful ☺️☺️☺️

    2. Of all the things to think k of in the world, ehhh baba Kon?? Issorite Midear

  9. Haven't been to the movies alone before.

    1. It's not for everyone sha. I wouldn't even advise anyone to do it unless you're sure you'll be fine. Btw I hope you're doing okay Gifty. We can talk if you want.

  10. Thelma ndo, such is life.

    Current situation? About to maul a bowl of rice and stew! Hakuna matata mood for long now.

    Just got back from seeing American Made, solo trip, solo all the time. The Hitman's Bodyguard is a badass movie from start to finish, definitely going back to see it again

    1. Wale seeing that "ndo" made me inexplicably happy. I wonder why πŸ˜‚

  11. My current situation#Speechless
    Too many things happening at the same time.phew!

    1. Madam you and I need to go out. We should plan something.

    2. Take me along please!!!πŸ™πŸ½πŸ™πŸ½πŸ™πŸ½

    3. Kabuki you already have a permanent handbag. Don't be greedy πŸ˜‚πŸ˜

  12. But i don't understand, you're not supposed to say 'my in law' in public? Or hug him in public? Lol
    anyway i've been to the movies alot by myself in the past. did it when i was single dingle, most especially when i was nursing my broken heart, that's the one i can remember very well

  13. Never been to the movies before sef, even though this one in surulere is within walking distance from my aunt's. I just Netflix and chill, no stressingπŸ˜‚

  14. Watched it yesterday with a friend. First time in a long time I went to the cinemas with somebody. Love me my solo movie outings.
    P.s loved it, Samuel L. Jackson killed it for me.

  15. Will try going solo this Sunday.

    Current mood :Sleepy


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