Month: August 2010

Cars; their stories

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A man is mirrored by his car. You can tell a man’s character by how he drives his car because how a man drives his car is almost reflective of how he leads his life. How a man drives …

KISUMU

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My pal’s mom kicked the bucket two years ago. Her memorial was last Friday at their village, a place called Ugenya which is in Siaya District. For all you who have never been past Limuru, Siaya is in Nyanza. …

Kidum

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The call comes in one lunch hour when I’m chowing. It’s a friend of mine. The same one who recommended the book The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch. A book I reviewed here and one which failed to expose …

Say cheese!

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This city is bigger than us. This city doesn’t belong to us. It’s a conduit, a tunnel, and we pass through it with dreams, hopes, disappointments, triumphs. By the way just so you know, this is not a poem. …

No hugs please!

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On a Thursday, 12th Nov 2009 some suits sat in a boardroom in Cape Town. The next morning, I lost my job, me and a bunch of other bewildered writers who were writing for a magazine. The day …