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Slices of fatherhood

Post Views = 568I stroll into Debonairs on Muindi Mbingu Street on a Friday evening. It is a languid day. The thoroughfares and inside are full of pretty faces, gleeful probably because members day has a way of planting happiness on people’s faces. Friday implies taking a break from mean supervisors at work, a break from office work, a break …

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Down this lane

Post Views = 429Old story in a new era I easily squeeze myself into a seat, at around 3pm on a Saturday in some hotel in the city. I am not loaded so I rarely check into big hotels. I care for my pocket than anything else. In my pocket, a creased one k note. It’s the only thing standing between …

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The Last Leg

Post Views = 398Exiting the camp. This piece was supposed to appear yesterday. Before you emblazon lazy-ass on my face, hear me out first. The kind of church I go does not allow me to do much on Saturday, except resting. Normally, I would go to Lavington SDA church for the morning session. In the afternoon, we would be driving …

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In this homestretch

Post Views = 301In This Homestretch There wasn’t sleep on me today. Yester night I slept quite early, at around 8. To a person who is used to sleep at mid-night, sleeping at 8pm can be a gross nightmare. Let’s face it, if I sleep early before my time, there are two outcomes; waking up in the middle of the …

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Day 4 in KU: Going foreign

Post Views = 394KISSING THE ASS Today I feel withdrawn and tired. Waking up is like an uphill task. My mind feels overloaded and heavy like sledgehammer hanging by my forehead. I wish I had no obligations today…I tell myself. The time on my phone is 6.23am, two minutes to the alarm. I can hear Vincent singing to some hip …

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Day 3: God must be a woman

Post Views = 482 GOD MUST BE A WOMAN I am tucked at the back left seat of our car, like a small baby being driven to school. At the driver’s seat, Ceasar (cousin) and Collo (friend) is the co-driver. I have all the back seat for myself. Ceasar and Collo chat all the way through in low tones and …

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