Bubbles on Nipples


The world is a bewildering place for those who wake up from long afternoon naps to a setting sun. The concept of time and space is whittled. The light is too orange, the shadows too stubby. The man that

Cats In Shit


A girl rescued a kitten that had fallen into a latrine. A little black kitten. You wonder what a kitten was doing in a latrine, but we can’t ask such questions about cats because cats are feminists. The girl,

Kodak Girl


You could never tell when you meet her, but she grew up in the staff quarters of a small mission school in a place you have probably never heard of called Aluor. That’s in Bondo. Bondo is in Siaya

Two Televisions


I was 15 years old and had thousands of parasites in my blood. Malaria. I was greatly fatigued, I was running a fever, I had a bitch of a headache and my joints felt like termites were building a

Is There A Doctor In The House


He attended my writing masterclass in 2016. He had just started university; young, bright, and shy. Thin as a reed. He was talented as well, anyone could tell. He wrote beautifully with his cheek and thought himself funny, which