You probably are wondering what Mokong' is or what it means. I don't know what it means but I'll tell you about when I first came across the name. Mokong' is a little known tea estate in Kenya's Nandi hills. My mother and I moved to Mokong' when I was three and her nineteen. She had … Continue reading Mokong’
The bell rang and like bees out of a hive students poured out of their classrooms. It was tea time and as usual one had to hurry not to be late getting back to class. Getting late meant getting serious punishment from Mr. Omuyonga who was always voluntarily on duty; a man highly feared by … Continue reading The Blue Posho-mill
My bedroom window opened into a kei-apple hedge that was the fence between my house and that of my neighbour. Every morning as I opened this window I would look right into the fence. There was this spot where someone would choose to put his helmet sometimes.I knew the helmet wasn’t my neighbour’s for if it … Continue reading The Yellow Helmet.
People say the silliest things about why the fell in love with the people they fell in love with. I’ve heard of his voice, his smile, his ability to think on his feet, how he says my name, his dimples, his hair ha!(true story). Yes those plus a lot more others. I never fell in … Continue reading IN LOVE WITH A WRITER