Monday, 13 February 2017
Friday, 3 February 2017
Sidney Sheldon’s Rage of Angels is the first international novel I came across that mentioned Kenya, precisely Kenyan coffee. My, wasn’t I excited! I recall experiencing the same level of excitement whenever the name Kenya was mentioned in a book, film, commentary or even when an international news network showed Nairobi's weather forecast.
It’s a phase I believe, that makes us feel flattered whenever a white dude mentions us, or acknowledges one of our own. But then, when that phase passes, you realize that it wasn’t flattery but a form of stereotype, or ignorance. And, when this time comes, you start wondering, are these people really ignorant, or are they stupid?
Of the numerous stereotypes Kenyans are more than done with, these are the top seven:
#1. THAT COUNTRY CALLED AFRICA:
Wednesday, 1 February 2017
As one of the top rated, most read, most talked about and most translated books in history, The Alchemist also happens to be the hardest book to come across. I had been looking for it for so many years and every time I asked a seller why they don’t have it, they’d lie that they had just sold out of.
But, when I finally got my hands on it, I had one question ringing in my head. 'What makes you so special?'
Thursday, 26 January 2017
In this Century, the toughest decision every grown up man has to make is find the right woman to pop the ‘Will you marry me’ question to. And, to a woman, it’s finding one she can without hesitation say ‘Yes’ to.
When you’re a man, you’ll constantly be torn in between the same old cliche thinking that she could be after your wealth. No different for women - the thought that he could be after whatever in your panties is undismissable.
But, starting today, if you’re a woman, there are ways through which you can tell, in advance, if he’s a good guy or not:
Monday, 16 January 2017
Is that a tattoo around her neck? Why would anyone want such a demonic thing on such a place? Sure, it must have been painful! KIDS OF TODAY!!!
If you’ve never asked any of these questions or made any of these comments, Congratulations; you are a trend setter. If you have, it’s time you learnt a thing, two or three about the latest choker trend.