The ‘base’

A young graduate exuding the innocence of a lecture hall and the enthusiasm of having most of life before their eyes, rather than behind them. Like most young-ins fresh from the education system, he had a dream. A dream of a better future, like Obama who later on became the first black President of the United States. Only that he did not want to become President. At least not of a country, maybe of a

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Late Bloomer spin-off

I started a writing project. To be honest, it came as an afterthought. Sometimes an afterthought transforms into a cutting-edge innovation. This project is spin-off story series of the late bloomer, a story dedicated to the true late bloomers – those always late to the party that life is. It (the spin-off) is based on a fictional character – Howard, who by all accounts, is the poster child of blooming late. As the episodes unfold,

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By the end of the night, the numbers must add up.

When Covid-19 showed up unwanted, 7pm became the new 10pm. Even on Fridays. Usually, the city in the sun would be bustling with activity. Music would be booming from clubs, shops, and anywhere else with enough space to set up speakers. Hawkers would be selling their wares on the busy streets, shouting ‘beba na mia’ to anyone who passes by. Matatus would be hooting incessantly, jostling for space in a city chocking under the grip

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The Guy With Unfinished Business.

Let’s say you know a guy. This guy is young, he has to be, because there’s an age you reach and people can no longer refer to you as ‘guy’. He’s about 30 years old. A modern guy. By modern, I mean he drives a Subaru. No, scratch that, that’s too much of a cliché. He does own a car but it’s certainly not a Subaru and no, he doesn’t call it ‘my moti’. It’s

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