They don’t do it like it says on the tin anymore…

I sometimes find myself in a zone where not much seems to happen – kind of like being stuck in traffic without much hope for movement. You know the general direction you’re heading in life, but there’s zilch you can…

Meeting the in-laws

Recently, a good friend asked me for some advice as he prepared for a rare trip back home. As I write this post, I wonder quietly whether he came through unscathed, but I guess I’ll have to wait for him…

“…And by the way, I had lunch with your mum”

Experience has shown that there are some statements that trigger absolute fear and paranoia in the male species when uttered or suggested by women. Let me give you a few examples: “When you look at me, what do you see?”…

The circus is in town, but will it fix the problems caused by blue eyed white folk?

In an early episode of the fictional hit TV drama The West Wing, the show’s President Jed Bartlett vents his fury at his Director of Intelligence. In the plot of this particular episode, the intelligence folks fail to pick up…

Why do we rarely ask Why?

Whenever I visit Kenya, its not that difficult to bump into someone who’s myopic stated ambition is to “fly out”…and of course, they want to pick your brain and talk to you about the important things like how “out” feels…

Back to the old school music- Top 10 jams from the 80’s

Oh wy owh why owh why – the earlier post and visiting Val’s blog has made me nostalgic. Well, when it comes to past-times, the only competition to my love for Arsenal football club is old school music. Val’s thread…

The Russians are shafting us – It’s a conspiracy!

As you grow up in life, you quickly learn how crucial it is to avoid situations where “things” surprise you. Like the business meetings – you go to the meeting knowing the answer, you don’t wait to be blindsided by…

Must Read: God was kind to Michael Jackson-The unread tribute

In the 1988 documentary film, Michael Jackson- The Legend Continues, the narrator, Actor James Earl Jones, aptly describes the fascination and mystique about Michael Jackson’s collective body of performances as a “Presentation of Showtime” The only argument that can be…

10 Confessions of the stone kind that I have to get off my chest

#1. I don’t have a mobile phone. I decommissioned my cell phone last year and I’ve never looked back. It was as liberating as giving up smoking 5 years ago. There’s just something about taking control of your life and…

We’re not going to hell, we already live in it

Sometimes I wonder why we indulge in the mystical belief that there is life after death. Our transgressions here on earth supposedly decide whether we get to go to heaven or as it were, shake hands with the devil before…