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The big black brazen snake in the park

Post Views = 5920 Last month, Mercy invited me out for picnicking, at one of the parks within the Nairobi outskirts.   She had big news to share and even after persisting that she tells me first, Mercy insisted on face-to-face.  Since we were both broke graduates, we made a small budget and allocated each other on the necessities. I made …

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A close shave

Post Views = 6783I walked into Sarova Stanley a few days ago, late in the evening to meet a special client. It happens that most of my loyal clients are women. As a man who’s known to shift goal posts, trying to find himself in the events of juggling tens of careers, I end up seizing any opportunity that comes …

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Post Views = 18508Most of my lady friends belong to the age bracket of 20-22 years. It is the other day I realized that I have asked almost all of them a similar question. How does it feel like being 21? Being 26, I must have forgotten what it felt like when I was 21. And whenever I talk to …

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Sentimental Trivialities

Post Views = 11443I have loved and not been loved back, been loved and not loved back. I do not know what is more tragic, to be broken or to break others? Like so many others my story begins with that same old line, ‘So anyway, there was this woman…. Until one day there wasn’t. And nothing was ever the …

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Long lost

Post Views = 3481So far, 2018 has been a difficult year. I have no clue about how you feel, but to me the ride has been exhausting. The year started on a high note as I had promising prospects in life and career. Today as I retrospect, there’s barely nothing to smile about this journey so far. The truth is …

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A date with a stranger

Post Views = 3188Having kissed my fair share of frogs over the years, I can attest that dates can be quite horrible. Maybe even the worst. Luckily, bad date stories are supremely entertaining and very fun to tell. It’s what they call making lemonade out of the lemons life throws you. In most of these scenarios, the lemon is always …

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