Tag Archives: life

The life that I never asked for

Post Views = 1911The following happens between 7.48 pm to 12.19pm. Events occur in real time. For lack of a better story. Sunday A WhatsApp conversation between Mzangila and Tamara. You recall Tamara from last year?She was Mzangila’s client in a six-months-long fitness programme. This is a catch up between the two. Punctuation marks and other grammar rules have been …

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ON CELIBACY

Post Views = 4191Disclaimer: Just because am celibate does not mean I won’t hit it if you keep swinging it my way. Key words “IF YOU KEEP SWINGING IT MY WAY”. This topic as I have come to realize is usually left out of open, sex-positive talk, reserved for the devoutly religious; which I’m currently not (which I’m sure you …

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She died for two months, woke up with a missing arm

Post Views = 2859One day on December 2014, Darcy lost her left hand at their residence in Kileleshwa.  She was just 21, on the eve of Christmas when she and her friends decided that a party had to go down to welcome Jesus to the world. Before, holding parties was a norm, but this one was what she calls ‘mpango …

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THE DUNGEONS OF LONELINESS

Post Views = 6008I’m lonely. And I’m lonely in some horribly deep way and for a flash of an instant, I can see just how lonely, and how deep this feeling runs. And it scares the shit out of me to be this lonely because it seems catastrophic. Solitude is fine but you need someone to tell that solitude is …

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In a whacky world, where to start from

Post Views = 1785I slip into a dark green trouser, pull a white t-shirt out of my case, throw a crisp white shirt I’ve only worn twice (during my graduation and during a meeting that I was meant to impress, I lost the deal anyway) over it, round a black tie and throw a light grey official coat over all …

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Bravery in Bravado

Post Views = 5215Credit 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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