It is not every day you read a book about an epidemic in the midst of a pandemic. It is sort of like reading about the Titanic while sitting on a lifeboat, or less dramatically, reading about food poisoning while managing a stomach bug -- the story hits too close to home. Déjà vu Little … Continue reading Book Review: The Plague by Albert Camus
What does staying at home mean to you?
My earliest memories of home was a single room my parents rented when we moved to Kipkaren Estate, Eldoret, in the early 90s. A bed sheet hung across the room, partitioning it into two main "rooms". In the back half of the room was the bedroom and the kitchen, which also had a chimney in … Continue reading What does staying at home mean to you?
A Call to Sanity During #COVID-19 Curfew in Kenya
The onset (and aftermath) of Friday (27th March) night's curfew is a classic example of how the world is made up of competing narratives/spectacles. Almost everyone who spoke up on social media sites had a valid point (from their vantage point): It is illegal for citizens to disobey curfew orders.It is illegal for police to … Continue reading A Call to Sanity During #COVID-19 Curfew in Kenya