Kukhu

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As I write this post, my watch lazily turns to midnight on Saturday 30th November. I’m around 200Kms from the city, somewhere in a shy village which sits at the feet of the majestic Aberdare Ranges. A wet wind whistles through a tiny opening inside my thingira, and my laptop’s keyboard is cold as an …

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Growing Up

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Lemmi start with telling you a few things about myself. I am shy and confident at the same time. I have been called weird as well as special although sometimes I wonder whether there is a difference. My mouth also goes before me more often than not. I wish there was a way to explain …

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The “AIDS” Trojan

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Your ringing phone startles you minutes before the alarm goes off. It’s the office admin, Jane, who you rarely talk to because she always complains that her internet is slow. “Wake up, I forgot to tell you something yesterday after work..” “Can’t it wait, Jane?” You ask, still struggling with your voice. She ignores you.“Last …

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Happy Easter Holidays!!

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Well, Easter is a season of giving. In the words of Mother Theresa, “It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.” Previously, I have crowned myself the ‘chairman’ of our Nyumba Kumi at plot 10, a title that has only been known by those who followed my older blogs. …

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The split second

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Saturday, 3rd March. It’s a wet Saturday mid-morning as I jump onto the next bus in line somewhere on the outskirts of the City. The rain slashes outside, as I shake the raindrops that cling to the umbrella. It’s been years since I carried these things, and luckily, it’s one of those tiny ones which …

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