This is the second and final part of my Binyavanga: Disturbing the Peace opinion. You can read the part one here. Again, this is just my opinion on Binyavanga’s coming out and the preceding events. In this last post, I want to comment on the documentary ‘We Must Free Our Imaginations’ which you should all have seen. … More Binyavanga: Disturbing the Peace (Part II)
This is not news anymore. Binyavanga Wainaina came out in the most literary article I have ever come across in my life here. That was on January 19, 2014, that is why it is no longer news. His coming out coincided with his 43rd birthday and according to him, in a television interview (#theTrend), that … More Binyavanga: Disturbing the Peace (Part I)
Happy New Year everyone! Ok, it is no longer new! I mean January is already over and we are all back on our feet, at least most of us. It takes a while for the rest of us. I am glad that I am done dealing with the holiday blues that take ages for me … More Hiatus is over!
Young and innocent. That is what most of us were when growing up. As kids we hardly recognized ourselves let alone our surroundings. Our body hormones were busying trying to catch up with the fast growth rate that we went through during that phase. When I was growing up I knew that there was something … More A trip down memory lane: part I (Story of Ben)
I was brought forth into this world slightly over a quarter century ago. Innocent and clueless I grew up. Life was perfect when I was young. Playing in the rain in the countryside, where I was brought up, was far the best thing that ever happened to me when I was young. I grew up … More The beginings