ASHES.

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.

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BOOK REVIEW: SEASON OF CRIMSON BLOSSOMS BY ABIBUBAKAR ADAM IBRAHIM

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

BOOK REVIEW | WHITE TEETH | ZADIE SMITH.

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.

BOOK REVIEW | THE SPY ¦A novel of Mata Hari | Paulo Coelho

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 REVIEW -ADULTERY by 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

MY VOICE AND MIDNIGHT THOUGHTS.

“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.