- October 12, 2018
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...
- September 01, 2018
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?...
- August 17, 2018
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...
- August 06, 2018
LEAVE! That’s what I’ve been on. Yes, rejuvenating, resting…but I laugh! The snappy, clap-like laugh that oozes with sarcasm.
If indeed leave is rest, pray tell me, how come my bones and brains feel more worsted than the day, three weeks ago, when I hopped out through that office door?
Eti break to relax. My foot! It’s just...