One day you will realize that your conversations seem to be getting more intimate. Today she is asking you whether you’ve eaten. Then the next day she asks what you’ve eaten, and why you could not eat earlier than 9 p.m. Before you realize that she is locking you down, she will be dictating what you eat and when you should eat it.
When was the last time you heard a goat bleating over the beats of a steel drum? Tell me, Miss Amimo, when? When did you ever listen to the sound of wood cracking softly, as a singer readied his voice..? Or to the sound of gurgling water, as a young man confessed his love to … Continue reading Ali Baba
So by lovely luck I find myself at the All Saints Cathedral on Thursday. It's a very undecided day - sometimes hot, then cold, then something in between. I have been outside the church auditorium for almost one hour because it is all cramped inside. And I hate confined spaces. Especially if I don't have … Continue reading Peaceful Innocence
I received an email from a new reader who stumbled upon my blog. She noted that my prose was wonderful. So I liked her. Because am that kind of guy. You know, the kind that revels in praise and flattery. Because they help float my boat, and boost my feel-good hormones. However, she claimed that … Continue reading Am Thankful
DISCLAIMER: This post might possibly be too dark for some… Over the last few months, going by the little blessings that have visited his way, his outlook on life should have improved considerably. And it would have if he were just another troubled soul, but he is not. He should be thinking of the inevitability … Continue reading The Music Died
I have seen how she looks at me whenever I go to the sink to wash my hands for the third time in less than an hour.
Some claimed that he had been a CID officer before he came to teach. I must admit that he did seem like he could actually investigate the crime out of any suspect. Yet others also claimed he had been expelled from university for having led a students’ strike. Whatever it is he did before he … Continue reading Stick Man