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Fretting? a coffee

The attitude that I am trying  to pick of late is "no fretting..." Do not get it twisted though, I have always been a 'no fret' kind of person save for two things ; A constant stare-I do not like to feel people eyes on me...(working on it!) Slow traffic (how can I deal?) The… Continue reading Fretting? a coffee

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Homestretch part 1

When going to the ‘place to be county’ , traveling via the Machakos country bus is hectic, but quite economical especially during those ‘hard economic times’. If you board a Nissan or better still are lucky enough to roll in your private machine, believe me you cannot understand, to you this is a tale of… Continue reading Homestretch part 1

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The coffee woman

As the cock crows early in the morning ,even without looking at her "mulika mwizi phone' mama Mboi knows it is five in the morning , time for her day to begin . She prepares Mboi and his siblings and sets them off for school. In their patched up otherwise clean uniform that sort of… Continue reading The coffee woman

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My delicious cup of coffee

"I suddenly sniff a certain aroma, it is this sweetly antagonizing coffee aroma that sends a million signals to my mind which in turn triggers this deep longing for a nice cup of coffee. I am all alert now, alert, the word reminds me of a donkey I saw somewhere which on sighting   a dog that was passing by suddenly stood at attention and straightened its ears giving the dog a serious gaze .How odd! When it happened more than once I was left wondering what it is with donkeys and  dogs ,I will make sure to Google, I hope Mr. Google has an answer for me"