Running Stereotypes

Picassocreations My cousin (name withheld) recently decided that he had had enough of this bachelor life. So he and his fiancée sat down over a candlelit dinner in some exotic restaurant to chart their life together. He was dressed in a white African dashiki shirt, black khaki trousers and matching Clarks shoes. She was in [...]

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Kids

I have had a busy and stressful week. It's like the universe had conspired to heap more and more work on me this past few days. And I couldn't complain because bills have to be paid. It's just the way life is. You put in long hours busting your ass but still have to be [...]

Guest of the State

Sometimes at the peak of the rush hour when the Nairobi traffic decides to build up right from outside your office building all the way to your doorstep, transforming highways into large parking lots, times when you can even leave your car on the road at Uhuru Highway somewhere near Nyayo Stadium, check into Nakumatt [...]

Keep Walking

The new month smells like freedom, freedom from the treacherous January, a month which had led folks like me through a path on to which the thorny consequences of last holiday's spending spree had been laid. We walked that path and allowed our then impoverished feet to be pricked and our hands to be bound together [...]