Party

I met her at a friend’s birthday party. She wasn’t elegantly dressed. Just a crop top and pants to match. Nothing out of the ordinary or meant to draw undue attention towards herself. Nonetheless, she had my full attention and some. I wore my Sunday best: fitting black shirt and jeans. I’d failed to locate…

Drama

She doesn’t want your drama. She’s fed up of your games. She’s heard your lies so many times before. Lies from a thousand boys. Boys barely men. A million lies in just 25 years. Don’t tell her that you love her. She knows it’s a lie. She can see through you now. Oh yes she…

Taxi

The taxi conductor stuck his head out screaming at the top of his voice: “Kamwokya Ntinda Kamwokya Ntinda lukumi lukumi”. The driver continuously hooted, amplifying the noise around us and raising our tempers. We’d been at the stage for over half an hour already, waiting for non-existent passengers to show up. The traffic jam was…

Jinja Adventures

I met her in Jinja, the adrenaline capital of East Africa. A big town with a gorgeous natural setting and some wonderful, crumbling colonial architecture (Jinja town as described by an American Travel website). We met on the banks of the River Nile, at that wonderful little place called “The source of the Nile”. I’d…

Hair Prices

The last time i visited a salon (about a month ago), I had an interview the following day. It’s said that you have to look responsible when you go for an interview so we are told to cut our hair off. At least that’s the policy in my father’s house. Today morning, i decided to…