Posts for Random Thoughts (His) Category
How a Brown Leather Briefcase Beat a Platoon of Cops

How a Brown Leather Briefcase Beat a Platoon of Cops

JUST the tail was visible. The rest of the dilapidated sky-blue and white Kenya Bus Service contraption was hid beyond the vibandas lining the road. A piece of clear polythene flapped wildly in the wind where the bus was missing a window pane. It looked like a panicky hawk attempting to fly off a snare.

A small traffic was beginning to build up because the bus was half blocking the junction. It could have been loading passengers right on the single-lane road. Or someone else could have been loading passengers on the road in front...

Ooh, the African…

Ooh, the African…

LOATHING! Resentment! Detestation! Hatred! Insert any other synonyms.

That’s what I found oozing out of comments to a story on BBC headlined ‘May woos Africa after Brexit…’ or something. Nicely written piece by ex-NTV boy Larry Madowo.

Was it the frustration of Brexit that was making the Briton’s to regard an entire continent (54 nations) with so much contempt?...

Let men drink when still boys…

Let men drink when still boys…

MANY, many years ago, roughly 12 months before I triumphed in that epic, first swimming contest, Jararindo and wife CiaMati were blessed with a baby boy. They named him Mwiti. Mwiti grew up in spirit, body and lack –because Jararindo and CiaMati’s was a family of limited resources. And nothing about Mwiti attempted to disguise...