Goodbye Boiling Water; You Shall be Mist!

Chapter 1 The last drop of water from the previous day’s rain slipped down gently from the precariously bent lilly leaf into the ochre-red soil. On that moonless dark night, sleep proved to be elusive… Outside, the community’s gate was ajar on the rear side of our house. This was not unusual. It sometimes stayed…

Waiting for Godot… Of Libraries & Schools…

Libraries around the block or in a school are the last destinations in many a people’s itenerary! Whatever happened to our strained relationship with libraries! We may now want to make peace – it’s been so long! When I was growing up, in our little estate in a little know town of called Athi River,…

“For every learner, every step of the way”

The English language has always fascinated me. Just how do a language spoken in a tiny island kingdom become the world reference language – the language of the skies and so on… There is Mandarin, Hindu, Swahili and even Arabic that are for much populated than English, but still, English is king… Or is it…

Siem Reap & amp; the Angkor ruins

I find myself in Siem Reap for a couple of days to meet some people… I have to say, these guys really know how to pick up a passenger, the limo was equipped with a cooler full of cold beers! After the work bit quickly wraps up, I am left with one precious day to […]…

To the fallen heroes…

Let’s begin by taking attendance… are you there… of course you are there! Standing as the only man-made phenomenon that can be seen from space, the Great Wall of China is one of the very few indications that the Earth is dwelt upon by a disorderly genome of creation.No denying it. Some of these walls…

Hustler & Racism… What’s in a name!

Dictionaries are often believed to be the ultimate arbiter in arguments over a word’s meaning, but they are not always well suited for settling disputes that arise in our discourse.In 2004, the most widely used word and the word of the year was ” insurgents”.Today, the widely used word globally would probably be “racism”. And…

Year we go!

So the order to enter the new year according to the Greenwich Mean Time (UTC) is different. We have the Republic of Kiribati; a country in the Central Pacific Ocean as one of the first locations to receive the new year and American Samoa is one of the last places to welcome the New year!…