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Dear Moriaty

Post Views = 623It has been a while since our last correspondence. I address you as Moriaty to conceal your real identity just so my friends won’t be on my back and neck immediately after am done writing this. More so, yours won’t be visiting your inbox to ask if we are back together or we broke up again or …

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Death and Eternity

Post Views = 1883We ponder, we meditate, we consider, we reason, we figure, we contemplate, we envisage, we cogitate, we deliberate with ourselves but the only time people really think about death and eternity is at funerals; and even then, it is often shallow sentimental thinking based on ignorance. It is a curious thing, the death of a loved one. …

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Kenyatta National Hospital: Where patients go to die

Post Views = 2037Obviously, Kenyatta National Hospital is the biggest referral hospital in the country. Therefore, it is good to start off by saying that it receives a number of patients on a daily basis who need medical attention. And many people look up to this hospital as a savior because it is deemed to have some of the best, …

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Why you don’t need to test drive

Post Views = 1890After my piece on celibacy and following the decision to become celibate myself, I have become inclined to support those who make the decision to stay celibate or in extension those who support the cause. Celibacy can be one hell of a lifestyle considering the weight it lifts off our shoulders from the pressure we are mostly …

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Is Love Real?

Post Views = 1399Love surely is a human construct. A hedge against the terror of mortality. I believe that, but it doesn’t account for the times I have felt it myself; with my parents, my mother especially (Damn! I love that woman), my romantic partners (there has been more than one; in gambling terms we would call that an over …

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Old times in a new era

Post Views = 4740 I joined my old man in the front porch. I pulled the chair next to his and sat on it while my old man took calculated sips of evening tea loudly. He looked ahead and only his ears were aware of my presence. Before us a breathtaking evening sun in a huge yellow ball being swallowed …

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