Tag Archives: Nairobi

One day in the life

Post Views = 1982Benz and I trickle into a lousy joint along Luthuli Avenue at around 1 pm. The joint is annexed to the corner, facing two shops because it occupies a bigger space. The size of it could make a one bedroom crib in Roysambu with the toilet and shower squeezed into one small room. This means that your …

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Of middle class and Concours d’elegance

Post Views = 40933On Sunday I went to the famous concuors d’elegance that is usually held annually at Ngong Racecourse, where Nairobi’s finest middle class, just like any pomp event, come to flaunt their hard earned money, toned bodies (thighs and breasts) and accents. While the women come to see where the rest of Nairobi women have reached on the …

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Utahama Lini?

Post Views = 1176We all have goals. If you never have goals then you are dead because how do you move to the next stage in life? Goals keep us focused and that is why you need to have some, even if it is just one simple goal that you work towards to. Something to give you hope and zest …

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Something borrowed

Post Views = 848She slumped against a lamp post. It was a Friday night, and the cold was biting to the last nerve. A billow of smoke whizzed through the air from a ciggie in her left hand. It is the only thing that fought against the cold she was feeling. She puffed it with such a want, like her …

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The unusual job; One million, in cash!

Post Views = 986On Monday I went to town to meet a friend. A schoolmate in fact who graduated a year before me. This chic had whatsapped me the previous night asking me if I was available for some opportunity. In this Kenya just know one thing, opportunities that you’re called for using WhatsApp sometimes ain’t what you’re specifically looking …

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My Nairobi

Post Views = 2503Every 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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