MY STRUGGLES WITH THE MERU LANGUAGE

“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 […]

WAITING FOR HER

Andrew stood next to the M-pesa shop, his hands in his pockets as he tried to save himself from the blistering cold of the night. It was 9 pm and he had been waiting at the matatu stage for the last hour and a half. Nancy hadn’t picked any of his calls and his phone […]

#occupyNairobi

#occupyNairobi Venue: Courtyard, National Museums of Kenya. Nairobi. Date: 21st – September -2013 Time: 7:30 pm Tickets: 500 KeS #ocuppyNairobi is the title for this year’s stir-up, the premium event at the Storymoja Hay Festival . Last year, The School Bell Rang .  This year, a storm is brewing deep in the oceans of art. […]

COLOURS IN HIS MEMORY

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. […]