The mid 20s, a period that pop culture and my friends refer to as Quarter Life Crisis. Pop culture keeps on changing and my friends loosely use the term quarter life crisis to refer to occasions when they cannot afford a bottle of decent vodka or when one of us has been dumped by a…Read More The Mid 20s
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