It was yet another time for Nyeri International Coffee Expo (2018) ,third edition that went down on the 9th and 10th of November 2018. The venue was Whispers ground at the heart of Nyeri town. Unlike last year it attracted more people and I imagine it is due to the proximity of the venue to the town center.
Evening seems to set in early today. The sun rays form a magnificent pattern in the fading sun sky.
I Might as well get my self a cappuccino (do not tie me to that ,there is room for rephrasing) WE the people are not affected by late night caffeine.
So a cappuccino it is .
It tastes so good, so creamy-sh ,so yummy-ish,so black-ish . Temptation for a second one is looming, but no, I wouldn’t want to start singing along to UB 40’s ‘sins of the fathers’ …at a very late hour while everybody else is in la la la land having sweet dreams or nightmares for the terrorists and thugs and all bad people in general.
(the above italic part was drafted before I had a cappuccino in the evening, mind you I did.Need I tell you that I was the chair person of night runners for the night? I never slept.#lessons)
Let us cross over for a second and analyse our human nature…
Get a coffee please and lets talk about us humans and our human nature. Mine no milk, just black, its more reflective…(just a normal medium roasted-sticking to the rivers and lakes I’m used to)
Just like that I learnt a very important lesson; “If the race is too big for you,create and run your own race”!
I spent a bit of time watching a repeat of the Amsterdam marathon 2018 edition in which one Lawrence Cherono retained his last years win for the men marathon with three Ethiopians sweeping the first three spots of the women marathon.As usual it was an ‘East African affair’.
But that was not the interesting part ,no, the interesting part was that in the same marathon ,the Netherlands had its own national marathon. It took me a while contemplating on that. Continue reading “Marathons and coffee”