Random Memories That Make Me Smile

1. The day my sister learnt that the reverse of an ointment cap is used to pierce the seal. Close to a week later she was still shaking her head. She vowed to purchase 100 ointments and have a teeth-gritted…

The Anatomy Of A Wired Day

The following takes place between 7.30 am and 5.00 pm. First order of the day I check 3 email accounts.  On a bad day I come face to face with a cute smiling teddy asking me to please forward it…

Right, An Article About Gizzards?

This article is about gizzards. Mostly. Chicken gizzards. I grew up with a tough father. You did not ride on his back or call him Dadee. He did not mistreat us. He just struck the fear of God in every…

I Love This Bar

Bars. Well, most of us have a favourite joint where you love to hang out alone or with friends, converse and meet new people. My local hangout is a pretty cool bar with a strange name, Forty Thieves, right in…

Our Kid FC

Ever wondered what bloggers do in their other lives? Meet Our Kid. When he’s not doing his day job or spreading craziness on blogosphere, he’s running OUR KID FOUNDATION, a charitable trust formed with the intent of nurturing friendships among…

To Veil Or Not To Veil.

France is concerned about the increase in the number of women wearing the Burqa within its borders. It seems a showdown is looming between Muslims and the French Government after President Sarkozy hinted on banning the garment in public places,…

Stuck In Traffic? Drive Like An Ant

Scientists are down on the ground trying to steal a few ideas from the humble intelligent ant (hereinafter called ‘the more intelligent driver’) on how to manage traffic. And with good reason. Even when they’re moving in their millions, the…

Whatever Are Prison Warders Smoking?

The horrendous conditions in our prisons are no secret. Just google Kenyan Prisons and you’ll get the picture. I’m not expecting anything 5-star to be reported about them, they’re prisons after all, but still I’d expect them to be more…

Let’s Talk About Teenage Sex

For any parent, the idea of their teenage kids having sex is simply revolting. But if a recent report in the Sunday Nation is anything to go by, the problem is getting bigger with time and parents and the society…

Power Bills Up Again!!

Like most other Kenyans, I was shocked by last month’s power bill. It was Kshs.3,400/- up from 1,920/- the previous month. I did not imagine things would get any worse but this month I got another shocker bill of Kshs.4,200/-…