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If you’re brown, black, darn skinned, fair skinned, ‘yellow’, orange, or whatever tone your skin colour is; as long as you’re not white (bleaching doesn’t count), then you’re expected to be (stereotypically) reading this from the top of a tree with a snake around your neck, malaria playing with your relatives, while your Lion strolls downstairs. In fact, how the fuck did you get an Internet enabled phone? (white literature, take it easy.) If you’ve…

In primary school, I remember eating off my cuticle and this leading to a full-blown whitlow. For days I was in pain. It was the sort of pain that made a nine-year-old ask God why He didn’t answer prayers. It was the sort of pain that taught you that no matter how little you are, life still fucks you hard when it wants to, and there is absolutely nothing you can do about it. I…

The blog is here. Finally. Strangely, I had a blog once. But I had to stop for circumstances that were beyond my capacity. There was the commitment the blog needed. Also, there were things I needed to learn. They were networks I had to have. Friends I had to make. Money I had to make. So the blog was on hold for what seemed like forever. Even though it is still efforts and commitments away…

After so many months away from home, I walked in, finally, on Monday, 19th of November. This meant that come Sunday, I would be in church. Six days separate Sunday from Monday, but seeing my pastor in front of the church that Monday evening, it felt somehow having to go to church again. In school, I went to church for four Sundays, exclusively because of my girlfriend. She is not so religious, but she would…