OF SMALL BOYS AND BIG DOGS

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There’s a scent that tells you that you are in Mombasa. A mixture between salt, sand, cool breeze, mandazi and other foods that occasionally make you question your mother’s cooking skills and a tinge of dog poop. [pullquote]That was Mombasa to me growing up. A city of scents.[/pullquote] Isn’t that why they say Mombasa comes […]

MY STRUGGLES WITH THE MERU LANGUAGE

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“Muuga” “Muuga mûno” “Keke! Ka wî gûkû?” “Ummm…ndejîre îcho.” “I bûû bwega ni. Ûcokete rî? ” “Naarua .” “Nîu nii. Kethania okinya.” “Nkabakethia.” The above paragraph is an example of someone speaking Kimeru to me. Not with me but to me. I have lived on this earth for 22 years and as noticed by those […]

COLOURS IN HIS MEMORY

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Still in love with her. Everything about her takes his breathe away. Every memory he has of her safe in his brain in colours and hues the world has to offer. He has bright memories filled with colours of the rainbow of the games at the park,walking by the sea and kissing on the trees. […]

RANDOM INSANE THOUGHTS!

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  It’s eerily quiet today. Nobody has called. Not even a text except for the odd Safaricom texts. These people are getting on my nerves. I hear a sound. It’s the neighbours cat’s that are permanently on cat viagra and they’re “doing it and doing it well…(×2)” outside my window. A sad reminder of my […]