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The Bitter Pill

Post Views = 8742There are over 20 types of contraception as we speak. These fall under various categories such as hormonal methods where we have pills and barrier methods, use of condoms or cervical cap (FemCap). The most common types used are the condoms mainly by men and the pill by women. Condoms are popular as they are easy to …

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Bravery in Bravado

Post Views = 4938Credit to Reuben Muhindi. I found it incumbent that your thoughts and convictions be shared on this platform. We are living in times when the pressure to perform, to impress and be something is intense and the stakes excruciatingly high. There is pressure to please others and the world in general; to look perfect, to look strong, …

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The perils of long distance relationships

Post Views = 3496I should probably start this article with a disclaimer: If you are in a long distance relationship please stop reading this now. Read something fun, like Plato’s allegory of the cave or the allegory of the Copernicus revolution or Galileo Galilei’s works or even better, Aristotle thoughts on modern philosophy. Or perhaps read The Divine Comedy by …

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Put Your Phone Down

Post Views = 3602The twenty first century mothers are hip, fun, dope even. Their children get to eat pizza as soon as they are 3 years old. In their compositions, KFC is written as their favourite restaurant. They are very current. They play Candy Crush, Subway Surfers and such other games that only require swiping the screen. They are screen, …

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The Affair: Part Four

Post Views = 2181I was now standing behind her, my left hand on her exposed shoulder fondling with the strap of her bra. She looked up, her lips a little parted and welcoming at that and her eyes wanting; like an Israelite in the Arabian desert praying for manna from heaven. I decided to let the manna rain, play god …

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LOOK WHO’S BACK

Post Views = 1624I sit there with a pen and a piece of paper-no, a notebook. And yes, I’m old-school. I love writing and love my work to have what they call manuscripts; shattered pieces of paper that I will look at in future and remember sitting under a young shade-less acacia tree trying to pull off some Isaac Newton …

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