Friday 1300hrs. I rushed to meet a pal of mine who’d promised to buy lunch. As is the norm with free things, I dared not keep him waiting lest he decide to revoke the offer.  I’m just Kenyan after all, and we all know our love affair with free things. See, if you want a... Continue Reading →


*** Choices. We make them every single day, from the time we wake up to the time we go to bed.  The freedom of choice is a fundamental human right enshrined in the constitution. The only thing that distinguishes us from other animals is the human ability to discern and make choices based on what... Continue Reading →

Telltale Breakup signs

Relationships are awesome. You become engulfed in the love and company of another person, you are genuinely happy and satisfied. But as with all good things, they eventually come to an end. Break ups are dreadful, especially those that you didn’t see coming. You are left pondering why in heaven’s name he/she left you? But... Continue Reading →

Dear Twitter Menimists/Chauvinists

Every time I log into my Twitter, I always find a certain clique of male tweeps picking on a woman and brandishing her all sorts of queer names and for the most absurd reasons. These males have appointed themselves the guardians of morality and even dare lash out at females for speaking their minds and... Continue Reading →

“You Cant Sleep Hungry In Campus”

A close friend updated this on Facebook yesternight  https://www.facebook.com/barracko/posts/10152558869733895I couldn’t agree any better. Life in the Kenyan campus scene is hard. Money is never enough and folks never seem to understand where you take the money they give you. Sourcing for funds becomes all the more difficult if you happen to be a beneficiary of... Continue Reading →

Space In a Relationship

Relationships. They are supposed to be sweet, rosy, happy and satisfying. You dream of dating a man who’s always at your beck and call, a man who will drop by with chocolates and a bottle of wine. His free time is dedicated towards taking care of your needs. He sends flowers to your place of... Continue Reading →

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