There is no denying that we are faced with a situation that most of us didn't anticipate or thought it was possible even to happen. But one thing we can all agree is that this pandemic will cause immeasurable pain and suffering to millions of people all over the globe in one way or another.Most governments...
March 13, 2018Maasai
Not once did ever thought a cock was capable of turning
anyone night into a nightmare. There are lots of thing that can give you
sleepless night but certainly not a cock. For the last couple of nights, my
nights have gone from peaceful to unbearable because of my neighbor...
Happily Ever After
March 02, 2018MaaSai
It’s finally the D-day. The day that we have all been
waiting (when I say all ;I mean me, my spouse, my clan, my family, villagers, and
strangers) as for me I have an idea why I was waiting for this day; but I cannot
speak as to why the rest were waiting for this...
October 18, 2017Maasai
Memories of ten years ago still linger in my mind as if it
happened yesterday. I have tried to shake it off but it has proven to be a
struggle. If we were born in a different address and gone through what we went
through that fateful year, together with millions of...
Are you in the race?
August 22, 2017Maasai
It’s one of those afternoons that you just feel like going
into a bar, order a drink, stare at the waiter, and daydream all afternoon. You
are in that state of loss of equilibrium; you are not sure of anything. On one
side there is a sense of everything will turn...
May 20, 2017Maasai
There is a story told about a kingdom where no single woman
in the entire kingdom had ever been satisfied by a man. How sad is that for
straight ladies? So one day the King was holding a meeting with his ministers
and point men in his homestead; and in the...
May 05, 2017Maasai
"Illusion is needed to disguise the emptiness within" Arthur Erickson.
Do you ever find yourself doing something or deeply
entrenched in something that at times it throws you off? You find yourself
asking yourself too many questions that even you yourself cannot...
April 19, 2017Maasai
Easter is over; at least the social media timeline can go back
to normal. No more snaps of all the places people were vacationing will be
filling our social media timeline. I have no problem with people travelling,
holidaying and other shenanigans but what I have...
March 17, 2017Maasai
reading one of the local daily and there was a story about how so many people
lost money on Ponzi scheme kind of a deal. But what saddening is not their loss
but how on earth could so many people make such a decision that will end up
messing their finances. The...
March 10, 2017Maasai
“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it
living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with
the result of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinion
drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have...
I Wanna Fall In Love
February 23, 2017Maasai
I want to fall in love again. It has been over three decades and
I have had a chance to love many things. Many of love have turned up really
good but with the same breath most of them has left me broken into pieces. I am
tired of being in the cold; even though I am...
Wait On Time
February 15, 2017Maasai
starring at me with horrified looks on their faces. For some reason I could not
stop laughing. I was at a funeral of a guy who died after falling in a ditch
returning home from his drinking spree. This was not the first time he had
fallen in a ditch...
ca se faz,ca se paga
February 06, 2017Maasai
Finally January is over, what a month. If there is a time we
Kenyans whine more for our failure to plan is January. But let January be
bygones, at least we have 12 more month before we can whine again. Till then
let’s focus on not whining so much next year.
January 20, 2017MaaSai
It’s one of those weekends that I don’t have a plan. Don’t ask me why I would not have a plan; we all know this being January plans are luxuries
that most of us can’t afford. Even the thought of calling up mates and finding
if they have plans seems like the worse...
Moments Worth Waiting
December 29, 2016Maasai
There are many things in life worth waiting for. Love or this
year KCSE exams aren’t one of them but let us not go there. We had to wait for
three days to have a glimpse of a rhino, which is the most sought after animal
in Maasai Mara by visitors. For that to happen...
December 23, 2016Maasai
It’s a Thursday night in Nairobi. As usual for most drinkers all
they can think of is K1. But for me at 11pm on a Thursday night I am in a salon
fool of women at re-insurance plaza, getting a pedicure and a manicure. Who
wants to look all rough this December? It’s...
December 15, 2016Maasai
is raining cats and dogs. I am drenched in rain as I run toward airport
terminal. As I enter through the revolving doors, I see an older lady sitting
on those hard cold airport chairs defeated by life. She has a flat affect despite
Christmas carol playing in the background...
You Cant Afford To Get...
December 07, 2016Maasai
For the last two days I have gotten really close to whatever
decide my fate. Not willingly though but because I could not afford to get sick
in a country where doctors and nurses who take care of ordinary people have
decided not to show up to provide care...
A Different Dawn
December 02, 2016Maasai
It is dawn. A dawn that is different from any other dawns in
my village. There is unfamiliar silence that is unusual for this village. Often
most dawns are filled with cock-a-doodle-doo from roosters and footsteps from
farmers either ferrying their milk to the dairy...
Throw Back Thursday
November 03, 2016Maasai
Today is Thursday. Our screen will be awash with photos of
people rekindling a moment or a time in the past.
Throw back Thursday aka
TBT is a day that the world allows us to remember a moment or a time in the
past. What will be missing in all those snaps...
Take Me To Church
October 27, 2016Maasai
I will tell you my sins, sharpen your knife
and offer me that deathless death; I will give you my life. However, before you decide to put my head on a platter
and condemn me to hell, just be aware that I was born a sinner, which in fact I
love, as long your definition...
The Doctor Who Broke...
October 02, 2016Maasai
“There’s gon’ be some stuff you see that’s gonna make it
hard to smile in the future. But through whatever you see, through all the rain
and pain, you gotta keep your sense of humor, you gotta be able to smile
through all this bullshit.” Tupac. Those are words...
Noble Uses Of Honey
August 30, 2016Maasai
I am riding with Brian in his soccer mum van, and it’s not
been twenty minutes since I met him, but I am laughing my ass off. If you were
to see us, you would think we have known each other all our lives, or that we
are deeply in love, but nothing could be farther...
Nguvu Za Kiume
August 23, 2016Maasai
Its midday, I am in a mat headed to town. But as usual the
never-ending traffic in this city doesn't fail to turn up. I am stuck in
traffic, I scroll through my phone and sadly nothing interesting is happening
on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. Jaded out of my mind...
Are They Really??????
August 16, 2016Maasai
Every day, we wake up in a house. Be it rented, owned, or be
it in Kitsuru or Mukuru Kwa Njega; but we wake up in a house. Most of us eat
three meals as we were taught in school, and the lucky ones among us even enjoy
a snack in between. For some of us, life has been...
Safaricom Screw Us Slowly
August 08, 2016Maasai
Have you ever been screwed up by things, that it leaves you
staring at things hoping to find answers? Like for instance; have you ever
stared so long at a tree that you finally observe a leaf break loose from the
jaws of a branch, and freely falls in the...
My Only Death Wish
August 01, 2016Maasai
Death is a merciless monster. It comes when no one expects it and
neither does it give warning. What a bitch. It does not select neither does it
spare when it strikes. Death unfortunately is the only thing that makes us
equal, since no one has ever successfully evaded it...
Fat Tuesday Or Terrific...
July 25, 2016Maasai
on a Tuesday afternoon, one of those days you feel like you just want to have a
drink all by yourself; So that you can drown all your sorrows, trouble and
tribulation without disturbance. Plus it being around five o’clock I am not
willing to spend hours queuing...
July 20, 2016Maasai
The drive back from Kampala qualifies to be on its own league.
I decided to try another bus company so I could compare their services. Nothing
wrong with Modern Coast, their VIP and first class seats are awesome for long
travel. This time I settled for Buscar. Everyone...
There Is Nothing To See...
July 18, 2016Maasai
There is nothing to see in Kampala. Those were the first words I
heard when I asked my friend about Kampala. For once, I could not believe that
there was any single place in the entire universe with nothing to see. Even the
sky has the stars that you can see. So out...
Big Girls Paradise
July 06, 2016Maasai
When I need a break, I always hibernate in some place where I hardly
know a soul. This way, I can have time with myself without too much
distraction. Not that I am antisocial, but once in a while, I like indulging in
my own company and that of strangers, and this...
I Refuse To Pray
June 27, 2016Maasai
What a fucked up world we live in. When the time comes to
narrate our lives to future generations about how fucked up our time was, they
will think it was a movie. The things that happen nowadays from Africa to the
These Poison I take
June 13, 2016Maasai
Get rid of me, and maybe then I'll find myself,
In this bitter sweet glass of
wine on my hand,
My head is swollen with confidences, oblivious of all things
Hail to the disappearing bubbles in my glass, quite similar to the
sparkle gone from...
Life Is Just A Puzzle
May 17, 2016Maasai
I once worked with a chap named Tony, and Tony had a hard
time understanding why I prefer to spend my lunch break in Mr. John room doing
puzzles, instead of doing what everyone does on their lunch break. I guess this
troubled him a lot to an extent that one day...
Give Us A Break
April 01, 2016Maasai
Yesterday I found myself in a KBS bus heading to town from the
place where I live. I have noticed every time I decide to ditch my transport
and use public transportation instead, I always end up getting fascinated by
the other passengers on the bus for a variety of...
March 21, 2016Maasai
The Chapati movement.
Something good happened over the weekend and it deserves to
be celebrated and credit given where it is due. Before I go any further, I want
to congratulate Dennis Itumbi for what he organized, even though I don’t agree
with him on...
March 08, 2016Maasai
It was a Saturday afternoon and being in Nairobi, I found
myself doing what every other guy does in Kenya: head to the barbershop for a
cut. But to my surprise, I came to understand why it has become the favorite activity
for every guy around on a lazy Saturday afternoon...
You Can't Have Everything...
February 07, 2016Maasai
I am sure each and every one of us, have been told in this
life that we cannot have everything we want, either by our parents, a teacher,
a clergy member, a coach, or people we look up to. When that seed gets planted
in our minds, it follows us every day, and unfortunately...
HAPA NI KAZI TUU
January 08, 2016Maasai
It is another new year and with it comes good things and new
goals which some of us work very hard to achieve. The rest, like me, decide not
to make any goals and prefer to live each day at a time, like it is just
another new day with which it brings new opportunity...
January 08, 2016Maasai
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Back To My Roots
December 20, 2015Maasaii
The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” ― Maya Angelou
It has been a couple of years since I jetted out of my
country heading to the land of milk and honey in hopes of receiving my share.
Children of a lesser...
November 25, 2015Maasai
As usual, this Friday started like any other day, except
that it was Friday the 13th and little did I realize that this day
is associated with bad stuff. I don’t believe in myths and when my colleague
asked me if I knew it was Friday the 13th,I answered...
November 13, 2015Maasai
There is nothing better than going on a date, be it dinner, drinks,
or any other kind of date with your friends, girlfriends, boyfriends, sponsor,
family, acquaintances, or any other person for that matter. There is something
that’s feels special to go out on a date...
Dear Mr. President,
November 08, 2015Maasai
Dear Mr, President,
It’s not often that we the people, and in this case I
particularly as a patriotic citizen of my beloved country, dare write to you a
letter. If history serves me right, in the past, anyone who dared think, leave
alone attempted to do what...
Are We Fools??
November 05, 2015Maasai
In one of the Ngugi wa
Thiongo famous books called, The River Between, there is a passage that goes
like this: ”Why! Are we fools?’ She shook
Nyambura. Father and mother are circumcised. Are they not Christian?
Circumcision did not stop them from being Christians...
Hookers and Coke
October 26, 2015Maasai
For the last couple of days, this one guy has been the subject of interest in the news, twitter, blogs, and Facebook. It’s not because he won another NBA
champion ring or because he got signed by another NBA team for a massive
contract, or even because he released...
Freedom Of Speech
October 16, 2015Maasai
speech is always under attack by Fascist mentality, which exists in all parts
of the world, unfortunately.” -Lawrence Ferlinghetti
late I have noticed a trend where a lot of people irrespective of their
position and class in society...
October 12, 2015Maasai
"Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live" Dorothy Thompson
When did we become so afraid? What made us so scared to speak
our minds freely? We live in a world where injustice and evil have become part
of us and it’s saddening at times like this when...
Bring Back The Pride
October 09, 2015Maasai
Kenya Airways has been on the news of late, for all the
reasons that defy its logo, “pride of Africa”. At the moment, the only thing
that we can be proud of is the fact that it still has our national colors painted
on its wings. Other than that, everything else...
Dear Ben Carson
October 05, 2015Maasai
Dear Ben Carson,
I sure do hope you find the time and
opportunity to read this letter. But even if you don’t, I surely do hope in
some way or another the words in my letter will find their way to your heart.
Before I set out to really say what I intend...
September 18, 2015Maasai
I am riding in a cab heading from the strip to downtown Las
Vegas, just to catch a breath because I need a break from the strip. I canâ€™t take any more drinks; neither can I
stand the sight of all the crazy people who grace the strip daily. As luck
Time to act
September 11, 2015Maasai
â€œIron rusts from disuse; water loses its
purity from stagnation...even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.â€Leonardo da Vinci
So much of the world's suffering is a result of sinful action or
inaction committed by others or us. For example...
Uchanguzi au Zoezi?
September 08, 2015Maasai
uchaguzi au ni zoezi tuu ili kuhakikisha ya kuwa hatuendi kinyume na katiba?
Hivi karibuni kaka zetu kutoka muungano wa Tanzania watakuwa na uchaguzi ili
kuumua watampa nani uongozi wa taifa lao. Uchaguzi ni wa muhimu kwa kuwa
kutokana na tukio hilo wanainchi...
Kiyiya Vuran Insanlik
September 04, 2015Maasai
While the rest of us lounge on our couches flipping the TV
channels, wondering what to watch amongst all the many options, or as we pick up
the phone to call the pizza place, or some other eatery that delivers food in
the comfort of our air controlled homes with little...
August 31, 2015Maasai
â€œThe only way to make
sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.â€ -Allan
The sleeper must awaken, and for that to happen, change is
inevitable. Without change, something sleeps inside of us and it seldom awakens
until forced. Change is difficult...
August 10, 2015Maasai
That thing that makes grown men cry, makes people forget their
names, that suddenly makes your knees tremble and weak, makes hearts skip
beats, makes your speech slurred, makes you discover that your legs are very
sketchy since you can sketch the entire map of your village, thatâ€™s...
August 03, 2015Maasai
â€œPlans are nothing;
planning is everythingâ€ Dwight D. Eisenhower
Last weekend marked the highlight of the high profile delegations
that we have been receiving this year, and to put icing on the cake; I hear the
Pope will be visiting before the end of the year. Even the blind can see...
July 22, 2015Zippy...
I have fallen, and I donâ€™t want
No exchange, no one else can do,
I need you now and again,
And then later Iâ€™ll need you even
Can I get inside of you and know
you from within?
In the wildest way Iâ€™m gone,
No longer in my right...
Are you Interested in...
July 20, 2015Maasai
â€œPolitics is the art
of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatableâ€ John Kenneth Galbraith
Politics is indeed a dirty game. Only those willing to
trounce all moral values emerge victorious. In other words, politics is the
only game that rewards people with no morals. I love...
Light In The Dark
July 16, 2015Zippy...
in the dark
There are many tiny lights in the dark,
Many insignificant hands that reaches
Many tears that are shed by those who
we know not of,
Many prayers said on our behalf,
And many answers that we know, but not
There are many places that...
Thinking Outside The...
July 12, 2015Maasai
Karma, memory, and
desire are just the software of the soul. It's conditioning that the soul
undergoes in order to create experience. And it's a cycle. In most people, the
cycle is a conditioned response. They do the same things over and over again. Deepak
I only fear being average; this...
July 08, 2015zippy...
The American Dream
Every morning I leave my place of
In a rush, I try to beat the traffic
to get to my next destination on time,
My tummy growls, a sound that has
become so familiar to my ears,
But time I have none,
To stop by McDonaldâ€™s and maybe get
me a healthy double...
IS THERE A FUTURE???
July 06, 2015Maasai
â€œThere is this to be said in favor of drinking, that it
takes the drunkard first out of society, then out of the world.â€ Ralph Waldo
Lives both young and old have been robbed from us by the
bottle, and to those who were lucky enough to save their breath are now lifeless
July 05, 2015zippy...
Volumpious lips, delicious words,
So I loose myself somewhere down the
road of confusion,
He wants love; crazy self-defined and
determined kind of love,
That transcends all humanity has to
And I to want love;
Slow tender obscure love,
But that we can deal with later.
June 28, 2015Maasai
In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference
between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people
are all the same. ALBERT EISTEIN YES!
YES! YES! Love has finally won! It has been a...
June 25, 2015Zippy
OMG (Ooh My Guy)
A guy, I want,
Works on cars,
can work a stitch,
Can work me,
Turn me on, off
and make me hibernate,
A guy, I need,
That needs to be
Needs to meet my
Needs me to
STARTING &MANAGING A...
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WHERE WAS GOD??
June 23, 2015MAASAI
Where was God????â€œMonsters exist, but they are too few in
number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the
functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions.â€ â€• Primo Levi.This article may be
hard for you, especially if you are part of the common...
June 19, 2015zippy...
I have heard about love,
From the lips of those who practice it,
To those who know nothing about it.
A lot has been written about love,
And more than written;
Are the thoughts of love that have passed
But despite all this knowledge,
Are You Dead??????
June 12, 2015Maasai
Are you dead?
Someone once said â€œMany people die at twenty five and aren't buried until they
are seventy five.â€ â€• Benjamin Franklin. But for some time I have been thinking about
this quote and wondering since I am past 25, I my really dead? But before I give
Its your Turn
June 08, 2015Maasai
â€œWriting means sharing. It's part of the human condition to want to share things - thoughts, ideas, opinions.â€ Paulo Coelho. Everyone has a story. Everyone has ideas, thoughts, and opinions that if shared with the rest of society, could drastically change someone's life or even save a life...
Who are we to Judge?
June 04, 2015Maasai
â€œBe kind to people and donâ€™t judge, for you do not know what demons they carry and what battles they are fighting.â€ â€• Vashti Quiroz-Vega. Over the past couple of days, there
has been a lot of controversy on Caitlyn Jenner. A copious amount of time
has been spent...
June 04, 2015Mas-Sai
Hello! Iâ€™m Maa-Sai. And before you
ask, yes, my name really is Maa-sai. Before you begin doubting and
making assumptions, feel free to ask me what my real name is. I'm a Nurse, a businessman and much more. I am currently based in Overland Park, Kansas, although I'm originally from
Pain and Suffering
April 07, 2020Moses
There is no denying that we are faced with a situation that most...