Two thoughts kept nagging my brain every time I scratched my body. First one: pricking the skin with a needle will cause bleeding, why isn’t the case with a bedbug bite? Kimutwe came to my aid; mosquitoes, fleas, bedbugs have a magical way of opening the vein and closing it down after feasting on you. … Continue reading Bedbugs and then a giant bedbug
Aidipi bumped into a woman who shoved him away. A car honked furiously but his chin remained on his chest. He was too tired and hungry and overwhelmed to care. He had done so much which put him in a far worse footing than when he left the camp. His father was so wrong; sometimes … Continue reading All I Ever Wanted: Chap 5
‘Wake up, fool!’ Aidipi stirred, rubbed his eyes and took in Mr. Goatee’s chewing mouth. ‘Time to pay for your sins,’ Mr. Goatee said. ‘The hundred in your pocket could only buy me a soda. The faster you can off-load this stuff the faster you can con someone else.’ ‘My mother and sister are dying.’ … Continue reading All I Ever Wanted: Chap 4
You must recall that a few days ago I came face to face with a possible replacement of my rib. You also recall that the said rib gave me a date that fell on a kula hepi day baptized Valentine’s in memory of an extraordinary Homo sapiens who was born before you and me in … Continue reading Close shave with death on Valentine’s Day.
Several years back before you and I were born the main CEO in the Pope’s land, also called Rome, was one Claudius the Cruel. Claudius was so tough that when fewer recruits turned up to join his KDF he declared no man should replace his rib. In other words, no coalition in the form of … Continue reading Come valentine’s, come!
Chapter 1 The results of a radio call-in poll in a sunny February evening of 2005 were: four-fifths of non-residents would avoid Eastland as long as it took and two-thirds of the residents would move out soon as Ranger did. The driver of the Corolla 102 Series killed the radio and matched his speed to … Continue reading All I Ever Wanted
‘I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.’ ~Stephen Covey ‘Someday is not a day of the week.’~Janet Daily ‘Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands.’ ~ Zig Ziglar ‘The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it is possible.’~ Charles Kingsleigh ‘When you … Continue reading Quotes for a better you Part 2
‘Excuse me,’ Aidipi said falling in step with a woman who took stock of him and quickened her pace. ‘I need three thousand to get my mother and sister over to the hospital soonest or they die. They are at the camp.’ The woman mumbled a ‘sorry’ and hurried on clenching her purse tighter under … Continue reading All I Ever Wanted: Chap 3
Chapter 2 Nature was out to make a point: Noah’s forty years of rain could fit into a single night. Hailstones tested the resilience of the tent props, thunderstorm mocked the cloaking frogs, lightening humbled the moon and the stars; Nature was at rage! Aidipi stood rigid with cold and despair. A carpet of water … Continue reading All I Ever Wanted
Wisdom is wealth and one way of acquiring it is learning from the wise. Below are quotes to challenge and to inspire you. ‘A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.’ Lao Tzu ‘A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete … Continue reading Quotes for a better you.