I’m celebrating. You?

“Lakini, you Kenyans you have serious issues, especially you blogger types…” That’s the one thought that’s been running through my mind for the past week, after reading blog after blog post about how bad things are, how useless the Kenya@50 celebrations are, how far we are from the dream, how many people have died in […]

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Daydreaming…

It was a sunny afternoon, I’d just knocked off work and after a quick stop at my sister’s for my ’raiding the fridge’ Saturday ritual, feeding myself on their leftovers (read, elaborate meals lovingly prepared for the clan, and thoughtfully left unfinished for lazy scavengers like me), I made my way home with an elaborate […]

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Soobax!

Life must go on.  I don’t know how many times I said that last week, as I returned to my routine on Monday, wandering around the city in jua kali mode, watching the smoke on our skyline from a distance, all the while thanking my (possibly nonexistent) guardian angel that me and mine were all […]

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36 and counting…

I turned 36 two weekends back, and I forgot to tell you.  Then again, you forgot to wish me a happy birthday, so I guess we’re even. Now on one’s birthday, one is expected to wax philosophical on the meaning of life and such like nonsense.  The reason I didn’t was because I already did […]

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A quiet time…

So I’m talking to this lovely gentleman earlier in the evening, and he makes the passing remark that once you pass 35 and you’re single, going out becomes a lot more complicated.  Most, if not all, of your friends are attached, odds are married with kids, playing happy families and such like couple nonsense.  “You […]

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Losing my religion

Last month Mr ‘praying for a wife’ finally showed up on my doorstep, and then proceeded to pray for me.  That’s right, he said, and I must quote, “I pray that God touches you, manifests Himself in your life because you’d make a mighty fine warrior(ess).”  First up, stop laughing at me, he was not […]

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