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Wanja Kavengi has taken over my life

Dear Wanja, Nime-catchi psychosis. You are my inspiration. You’re in my head, like a demon with a keyboard, typing so fast there’s steam coming out of my ears. I will explain. So this guy asks me what my plans are…

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Looking for a better version of me

Do you ever get tired of the sound of your own voice? I do. It happens often. I just get sick and tired of me. It’s the most annoying thing because the one person you cannot get away from is…

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We’re our own worst enemies

So I’m at the salon last Saturday, chatting with my hair guy about the sorry condition of my locks. As always, he says they desperately need to be washed with the ‘special dreadlock shampoo’ (whatever that is).</p></div><div><p>They also need deep…

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Geez. When will I ever learn?

When I was a child, the thought of ‘learning a lesson’ was always a painful one. If someone said to me, ‘That will teach you a lesson’, or ‘I hope you learned your lesson’, there was a harshness to it…

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Parting is such sweet sorrow

I have a friend who’s always been ahead of the curve. Ever since we were in high school together, she was always two steps ahead. She got better grades and never got in trouble. When the headmistress handed out merits…

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Sleep is my new favourite pastime

Well…if I’m completely honest, it has always been my favourite pastime. Perhaps even my only pastime. So maybe it’s moved beyond a pastime and just become ‘time’. I’ve become a master of the ‘just-15-more-minutes’ morning routine. The alarm goes off…

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