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A place where the village remembers

Post Views = 1845Back then when I was growing, love was sought with monstrous effort. The telephone was just arriving in the big cities and towns around, owned by ‘big people’ in government or companies that had sharpened their saws enough. This is to say that communication in the village was mostly verbal, the face to face kind. Having grown …

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Don’t Be Swept in ‘Charity’

Post Views = 333If you are living in Kenya, you have to be very cautious. When you come to Nairobi from those other parts of the country, learn to be sceptical. Suspicion might be a great key in saving you from getting broke within the first hour of your arrival.   I’m not talking about hawkers, please sponsor them however …

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Down this lane

Post Views = 598Old 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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My Nairobi

Post Views = 2268Every time I board a bus to town I get very excited. More even interesting is that I take a lot of time in front of the mirror, though at times it improves nothing to my body. I am used to the same haircut, same face, same dress code, same walking style, different sprays (always getting me …

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