P’s and Q’s

I was talking to a friend and for some odd reason I sensed that they have achieved a lot in the course of their lives but it was weird for them to talk about it or even celebrate it. And in my thought process I also found out that there are things about myself that…

Plastic policy

“Hio ni ngapi?” (How much does this cost?) She asked pointing with her well manicured fingernails while spotting a tailor made skirt suit. She stuck out like a sore thumb. A woman like her should not be in such a place, but there was no way she would pass up this opportunity.  “Kuna ya mbao,…

Learning curves too

So the much anticipated results from learning curves finally came. What I can say is that it was anti-climatic on many levels. For one I did not get the grade I wanted –  I mean who does not want the top most marks right? Secondly I did not know how the marks I got were arrived…

It’s a dove’s Life

Hit the road doves And don’t you come back no more no more no more Hit the road doves…. Yes I am allowed to be this excited because the doves eviction party finally happened and it was a success.  And no doves, eggs or chicks were harmed during the process of eviction. The small window…

Dove Sanctuary

Due to a combination of factors including but not limited to laziness, wrong timing and a friend’s coercion I have failed to evict the doves from the balcony and I feel that I have inadvertently opened a bird sanctuary. I still do not like the idea just so we are clear about this one thing….

Backstory

I find it weird how I came by writing. I think I just wrote lol! No intriguing back story. I was a loner by default meaning it was not intentional.  I did not necessarily chase people away but rather I did not know how to approach people and people also did not approach me. At…

Writing by E. B White

It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer. – E B White

She did it again

Sigh. I don’t even know if I have the heart to explain this. To be honest this post has delayed because I have been trying to compose myself and be rational about it. Being better has become a longer journey than expected so I will just put it out there, even though my feelings are…