Abby is sweating. She is almost out of breath. She is now gasping for air. She turns in her bed. She is falling through an abyss. She struggles to wake up from the dream but some force is holding her back. This feeling of helplessness is making her heart race. She closes her eyes in … Continue reading ASHES.
BOOK: SEASON OF CRIMSON BLOSSOMS. AUTHOR: ABIBUBAKAR ADAM IBRAHIM #BOOK REVIEW Amorphophallus Titanium (Corpse Flower), blooms after 30 years! Interestingly, it grows on a host, preferably a vine. The plant has been named the corpse flower because in its blooming, it emits the smell of rotting flesh. Imagine this, after painstakingly waiting for 30 years, … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: SEASON OF CRIMSON BLOSSOMS BY ABIBUBAKAR ADAM IBRAHIM
Finally, I get to write something about a book written by a person we can consider a Kenyan author but by a very long short. Although, there is nothing Kenyan in this literature, just the fact that Vishal lives, works and has invested in Kenya. Forewords inform you things about the author no other source … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW | GIVE TO GET | VISHAL AGARWAL
Zadie Smith is not an author I have encountered before, never heard of her, that is until I was gifted this book. Few weeks later to my utter awe she was featured here on Maria Popova’s brain pickings. Brain pickings is such a jewel of history’s ultimate brain power on thoughts, writings and exchanges that changed the … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW | WHITE TEETH | ZADIE SMITH.
She was born in 1876, and the French desirous to sooth the displeasure that was growing among the general populace at the backdrop of world war 1 seeing that almost all families had lost a son to the aimless war, a few people in the government conspired to have Mata Hari executed to prove that … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW | THE SPY ¦A novel of Mata Hari | Paulo Coelho
BOOK: ADULTERY AUTHOR: PAULO COELHO #BOOKREVIEW Prior to reading this book, I had read two wonderful titles; Stay with Me by Ayobami and African Caine Prize list 2012 but I choose to review _Adultery_ because I am fascinated by the emotions it has elicited from my friends, plus it is simple enough for a quick review. My book club friends, … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW -ADULTERY by PAULO COELHO
“Fellow countrymen, let us to stop pretending: our electoral democracy is not working and it will never work! We shall always get crooks, criminals, idiots and all manner of never-do-wells in our parliament and county assemblies. Our democracy has become a perpetual cycle of elect and regret”. Mungai Kihanya says. Why is it that democracy … Continue reading MY VOICE AND MIDNIGHT THOUGHTS.
Today. ‘Go before the Lord…’ Sheila doesn’t need to raise her bowed head to behold the spectacle. The man of God walking with vigor across the podium. Hand with handkerchief raised skyward. Sweat trickling down his forehead. ‘Ask Him to forgive you…’ Today things are different. Sands of Grace church. All around, … Continue reading SCATTERED SEEDS.
I hurriedly walk into the banking hall, panting, cussing. I had wasted the last ten minutes getting convinced by the guard at the ATM that my account was still intact. See, I had just visited the ATM next to the bank to withdraw some two thousand shillings, the last two thousand shillings, from my account. … Continue reading BANK HALL.
Dear God, This is just to let you know that am breaking up with you. And I want you to know that this decision was not an easy one to make But I feel it is what is best for both of us For me to be more specific. And I know it’s not me, … Continue reading dear GOD.