I Shit Myself At A Graduation Party. Shit.

January 9, 2017

I was recently invited to a friend’s graduation party. Technically, it was my Dad’s friend’s second-born daughter’s party, but that is a mouthful I was thinking I could spare you. Still. I went as part of my Dad’s plus two, (if there’s anything like that) and because I never shy away from free food. So, […]

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Kabura Queue

Queuing For The Government: Farts, Killer Looks and Everything In Between

November 7, 2016

Some days you write. Some days you let other gifted weird writers amuse you. Gang, enjoy this piece by Writer Dog. Don’t you think it’s funny how friendship is born at that moment when someone says to another: “What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” That’s how The Writer Dog ventured his […]

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A Day In The Village Is Worth 10 In Nairobi

October 26, 2016

It’s 10.42pm and everyone in the house is deep in slumber.  Village folk sleep early, except the special few, whose careers involve running around naked in the dead of the night, knocking on people’s windows, and depositing stinky shit on their doors, sometimes even smearing it on walls. I’ve heard the strangest of stories about […]

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A Game Of Gropes:The Woes Of Using Public Transport In Nairobi

October 24, 2016

Sometimes, when I am ‘javellin-ing’ in a bus, I imagine that I am Daenerys Targaryen, the Khaleesi. The Mother of Dragons, The Unburnt Queen of the Andals, the Rhoyna and of the First Men, Queen of Meereen, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea. I imagine that I am this Breaker of Chains, just without the […]

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Monday Moods and Mad Men

August 23, 2016

August 22,2016. TIME: 1336 HOURS I have just come from lunch, where my stomach has involuntarily been subjected to burnt and undercooked ‘pilau’ and a labyrinthine mixture of french beans, carrots, peas and potatoes. It pains me to the core of my bone marrow, that I have had to pay the Mama from the land […]

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Death By Bad Breathe

August 15, 2016

Why do I always get to sit next to the strangest people in public transport? If it isn’t the lady that keeps unleashing heinous farts, and then wriggling her nose like the rest of us when the pungent stench wafts through the air, threatening to pass all of us out,  it is the freak that […]

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