- 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...
- 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...
- 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...