Doreen Baingana, winner of the Associated Writers and Writing Programs Award will be signing her book Tropical Fish at the Text Book Centre ,Sarit Centre on 6th September 2008 from 11am to 2pm.
Storymoja Book club meetings for the month of September 2008 will be held as follows:
He stands up, introducing himself and the story at the same time,
Do you remember that time when… You… err… you know? Pale paled for the first time? The time when you made a decision on a subject our parents evade, our teachers ignore and our peers claim to know all about? The time you decided, if, when, and with whom. This is the one thing that one can’t do alone, okay. I’ve heard that sometimes in extremely difficult circumstances you can, but then that’s a whole different story… Long ago our old fashioned elders designed a deliberate and clear system of initiating us to the important first sexual experience, but of course we ditched it. So what have we replaced it with? How was your first sexual experience, was it painstakingly planned in an exotic place, candle-lit dinner and intimate foreplay? Was it like mine, a kissing session gone haywire and
He smiles when he walks by us. I smile back and he stops to introduce himself.
When I introduce myself, the question sometimes comes up, “What tribe are you?”
Put your hand up and suggest that women discuss the issues about being a woman.
“Ati wewe ni mrefu mpaka unauzia helicopter njugu.”