Have you ever run into an old friend, purely by accident, and then proceeded to have the best one hour of your life? The old jokes, the shared history, the remembered acquaintances… you both come away feeling refreshed and even fonder of each other than before. This was how it was for me, re-reading The … More The Screwtape Letters- Book review
I always hated my high school, which was a boarding school. But you can’t really hate concrete walls and grass. You can only remember experiences lived within those walls and hate the memory of them. I have always been a very logical person- many times to my own detriment. This character trait served me especially … More The Institute of A-grade machines
I have never liked cheques. I wish the whole world operated on cold, hard, cash. Can you buy bread with a cheque? No, you have to wait faithfully on that piece of paper to ‘mature’ before you can visit the ATM and withdraw your cash. And woe unto thee should there be an inconvenient public … More Sometimes you struggle
I’ve always had trouble reading autobiographies. It takes me a lot of willpower to go through non- fiction (except for anything by Malcolm Gladwell, heh heh) but I have improved a lot in this area, I must say! Now, the thing about autobiographies is that you only get one side of the story, so here … More Daughter of Destiny: Benazir Bhutto
Source: Secrets To A Happy Marriage
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What will you do when the politicians come knocking this Sunday? Dear Pastor, He will be visiting your church this Sunday, but he won’t be a stranger. You have seen him on television and read about him in the newspaper countless times. You have never met him, but you probably know…
Liberated, Finally – Jan 26 I am generally allergic to your average motivational/inspirational speaker. Not because I hate motivation, but because, well, if you want to tell me something that works… Source: Liberated, Finally – January 26
It is the twenty-first century and employers still think potential employees are idle layabouts; desperadoes who can take any kind of treatment meted out on them. Source: 8 Stolen Hours
I keep having this conversation in different places, with different people. New person: So where are you from? Me: Nairobi New person: No, I mean, where are you from originally? Me: Nairobi. I was born in Nairobi. New person: (Eyes narrow, looks frustrated.) Ok where is your father from then? Me: Yawwnnnnnnnnnnn. Ha ha, the … More Where are you from … exactly?
A lawyer’s response to the church and to atheists Rowan Williams, the former archbishop of Canterbury, recently said in a talk at Oxford University, that “anything in the intellectual life that giv… Source: SHOULD ATHEISTS IN KENYA BE LEGALLY RECOGNIZED?