Monthly Archives: March 2009

Fools rush in: a witness account

Somewhere in the Bible, there’s a verse that says one of the most puzzling things in the world is how a man and a woman fall in love. How many times have you heard the incredulous question “what on earth … Continue reading

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This old man, he played knick-knack on my mind

Young and Upcoming Ugandans are wont to complain that the System is not pulling its weight. The guys ‘up there’ are just idiots who do not deserve to be there. That all they have is the guns they could easily … Continue reading

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A fast retreat

When I am in town, I try not to use public toilets because…well, because one visit to most of those places will destroy your appetite for anything. You’ll be in such a state that even the mere thought of going … Continue reading

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Control yourself now, Ms Shontelle

There’s a young girl up in the speakers in the office singing longingly; I don’t quite get the words, probably because of the L1 effect (and the accent is like Greek to me). I, however, hear what is undoubtedly her … Continue reading

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Atrophy coming on

After a gruelling period of reflection and inner debate, I have come to the realisation that I know nothing. I do not read the newspapers anymore and even the radio news has started sounding like a broken record. Try as … Continue reading

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In the middle of the credit crunch

I want to have the best job in the world when I grow up. Wait…I’m already growed up. But can you imagine that! To just lounge on some resort and blog about your experiences, £50,000 is up for grabs. Is that … Continue reading

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A nation of losers

It’s always amazed me that the USA where almost everyone is taken to be literate is still home to some of the most ignorant people. The other day when a few people were asked to identify British Prime Minister Gordon … Continue reading

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