They say silence is golden. But the gold is rusting in this unsettled atmosphere. We love activity! We can’t stand long pauses in conversations, we frequent bustling bars, we get sick if our phones don’t ring and feel uneasy when the TV or radio is not on. We are always drawn to crowds and a … Continue reading Embracing the Spirit of Silence & Solitude
“Seriously? Why do you have to worry about school? Relax” My sister insisted. The semester was almost over and I was calculating all the courses that I was planning to do for the next semester and predicting roughly when I would finish all my courses. I was just a freshman. That meant I had 2 … Continue reading WORRYING? NO, I AM JUST PLANNING
The festive season is almost over! Sad. My Christmas 2014. The Sun is not shining as bright as I remember my earlier Christmas, but I am thankful. I am trying to revive the adrenaline that was once flowing in my system, but to no avail. Christmas when I was young was ‘Christmas’. The adrenaline kicked … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Close your eyes See things Envision them Navigate through them And assemble them Close your eyes, to the world around you See things which when you open your eyes, are not there Envision those which are not as though they are Navigate through currents that seem impossible Assemble those that seem inconceivable The eyes see, … Continue reading Theory Of the Mind
I am not a certified nutritionist or anything close to that, but at least the nuggets of biology left in my system makes me aware that whatever goes through the mouth eventually finds its way to the stomach, digested, absorbed and used by the body accordingly. However only the important nutrients are absorbed and used. … Continue reading WATCH WHAT GOES IN YOUR MOUTH!
Nothing has ever etched the heads of humanity in history like wigs, weaves and extensions! Statistics may prove that in every step one makes, one cannot miss to see either of them capped on somebody’s head. It is everywhere! On almost everybody! Though they may cause uneasiness and cost an arm and a leg, they … Continue reading LOCKS N’ LOOKS
There are some questions that need answers. Other questions remain questions, but there are questions that need not be asked on the first place, nor even answered if asked anyway. There is a common question that is odious and even more odious and despicable when asked by Africans themselves. I compare it to playing hangman. … Continue reading Unwavering loyalty (Africans for Africans)
After hours of darkness, the sun finally peeped. Then it tried to free itself from the enveloping clouds. I looked at my phone and it was 7am and I had almost reached my destination. The slightest ray of sun was so powerful that I had to close my eyes involuntary. Even when I shut my … Continue reading Body Down, Spirit Up
Well, I shouldn't be writing this, but I am. Reason: I was bombarded by two instances on the same and because, I am African. Last Friday, on 2nd I attended 'The world Press Freedom Day" at KICC, Nairobi and one of the issues that was raised and debated upon majorly without any agreeable or definite … Continue reading The African Child
Sunday is almost ending and I have just created my blog- finally! I love writing. However, rarely do I draw my writings from personal experiences.With ease I can write out narratives concerning a 3rd or 2nd person, but not the 1st, that is I. This is something that is new to me and I hope … Continue reading 3 F’S : First Foot Forward