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The ingredients of stronger relationships

Post Views = 924Love. It is one thing that contributes greatly to our lives’ miseries. You can’t run away from it, either you are running away from it, or you are relentlessly after it.What makes love special is when it is true, when it originates from within your heart and extends to others. Often people say that free things in …

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More tea please

Post Views = 3541Hehe, have you met someone who uses hehe and nkt! in the same sentence? In my writing career I have met Bikozulu. This guy can turn from being irate to being a jolly ass motherfucker in the same sentence. Today I was like Bikozulu, though this has nothing to do with my story. For the first time, …

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The barber

Post Views = 4385There is always something cheeky when a new barber lands a shaving machine on your head, worse still on your chin to shave your beard. It is a cold moment for us men. Suddenly you become tense, nervous and very impersonal. And the intrinsic value you have for that barber at that moment reels out of you, …

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The Nairobian madness

Post Views = 1948The first time I heard of chipo I was in form one after getting out of the village for high school. It was the first time for me to come across chips, which in our school was famously known as njiva. Njiva was the talk of the school, especially by the dudes who were on constant trips, …

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Do it with a difference!

Post Views = 1461 Today I woke up so early. I don’t remember the last day I was up this early. My stomach was tight and rumbling. Beneath my navel it hurt. I turned and rolled in bed trying to ease the pain. I looked up to the ceiling with flooded thoughts. Bitter tears oozed from my eyes and for …

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I’m just a girl.

Post Views = 1411She is lovable. She has curves. She originates from the inclines of Mount Kenya, where women are destined to be naturally beautiful. Each man adores her. Man when it comes to behaviour, she is the kind of woman you can’t thank your predecessors for. Each morning I bring a stool to the gallery (balcony). Here is my …

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