It is a Friday evening, and I’ve just been on the phone with my old man. It’s a time-honored ritual that started way back when I was in campus. He would call every Friday evening; most of the time when I had logged in at the Frakaz to cool the embers of smoldering engineering…Read More LAMU PART 1: THE UNSPOKEN SERENITY OF MPEKETONI
Third wheeling is a human experience like hunger that everyone has had at one point in their lives. For single men, this is the bane of our lives. Depending on how long you’ve been single, it actually grows on you like those oversize clothes your parents bought you as a toddler. You make peace with it.Read More Third Wheeling and Winging It
Baba Rosemary wants Baba Ngina’s job, and Baba Ngina wants to keep his job, at least for another 5 years so expectedly, things have come to a head. The guests invited for TV news segments tell us the political temperatures have risen and we are caught up in the election fever-of course we all know this but we are neither ‘pundits’ nor ‘analysts’ so we need people who award themselves titles and doctorate degrees to tell us this.Read More WHAT’S IN A SURNAME?
Every day we fight a new war against germs, toxins, injury, illness, catastrophe and calamity. The fact that we survive at all is a miracle. Because every day we live, we face a 1000 ways to die!Read More THE FRAGILITY OF LIFE; WHY DEATH IS PAINFUL
Naturally, I got offended. No, not at the bride. She was fine. The lady was a real beauty. She was gorgeous. A light skin with soft features and a lyrical coastal accent. Except for the small matter of dropping out of school and having been married twice. She doesn’t make the cut, even if it’s just a trophy wife you are looking forRead More A GENEROUS KAYA ELDER