- October 10, 2018
A male professor receives a knock on the door of his campus office.
After fumbling about for a few moments, he opens the door to find an old man, who greets him with a big smile and says:
“May I come in? I worked in this very room thirty years ago when I was a professor at...
- June 23, 2018
Law of Mechanical Repair: After your hands become coated with grease,
your nose will begin to itch –and/or you’ll want to pee.
Law of the Workshop: Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least
Law of Observability: The probability of being watched is directly
proportional to the stupidity of whatever you are doing.
Law of the Telephone: If...
- June 22, 2018
You Thought, But Were Wrong
Two medical students were walking along the street when they saw an
old man walking very slowly and stiffly, with his legs spread apart.
One student said to his friend, “I’m sure that poor old man has Peltry
Syndrome. Those people have a stiff-legged walk just like that.”
The other student said, “No, I don’t...
- June 17, 2018
HER DIARY – Saturday June, 16
“He was acting really strange when we met in the evening. I spent the afternoon with the girls and was a bit late meeting him. I thought it might be that. Or was it?
The bar was really crowded and loud, so I suggested we go somewhere quieter to talk. He was...
- May 16, 2018
It is hard to believe that Mugechi is dead. Killed by a chicken bone that lodged on his oesophagus tighter than the villagers at the wedding could dislodge. The mighty Mugechi, the terror of our childhood, dispatched by a dead bird. It was an irony beyond belief.
Mugechi is Elder Makathimo’s last born son. Elder Makathimo’s...
- February 04, 2018
“If you are poor, it’s because you have allowed yourself to be”.
These are not my words. They were spoken by some professor whose name I can’t remember, partly because it was many years back, but mainly because I didn’t hear it in the first place. What I remember is that the words left me livid.
- February 03, 2018
For PART I, click here
…that was refreshing, and worth. Let not the strange stench bother you. It is this black piece of soap I have found at the church tap and used to scrub by face with. Smells horrible, I agree, but way better than that fish in Pastor John’s mouth –he ate it a...
- February 03, 2018
Yieeess people! It is I,
Perhaps we’ve met before. Perhaps we haven’t. Either way, it really doesn’t matter. And that’s because this right here is a very new me. Born afresh, is the terminology –I think.
Until 30 minutes ago, my name was Kirundiro; Kirundiro wa Mwobithania or Sufferer or KM if you have a lazy tongue....