Month: June 2022

Bikozulu - The Man's Man

The Man’s Man

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This interview happened on an insanely wintry morning. The type where you occasionally blow into your hands. We sat at a window. Outside, the grey clouds refused to shift, the sun a faded memory. It felt gloomy and desperate,

Once Upon A Night in Juja

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I finally met Gloria the new writer replacing Eddie. I thought she’d be brassy and big-boned with loud African beads dangling from her neck. Instead, her neck was slender like a biblical staff. Instead, she had long beautiful

Soda And Chips

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“No,” her aunt told her emphatically after finishing reading the letter, “I’m not taking in your sister. Or any of you.” Then she lit a cigarette and looked away. This was the 1980s in Karatina when women didn’t smoke.

Man Flu

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I have Man Flu. But before that I had a stomach bug. I fought the stomach bug with Metronidazole and I was winning the fight, we were really killin those buggers called Giardia lamblia, knocking them over their heads