4th of June 2010 After a hectic day of going up and down searching for what I may need during the trip, I had finally finished and it was time to go to the airport. My mother looked more nervous than I felt ; she kept on urging me to hurry up! I understood, she did want me to get late. Living on the farthest end of Thika road doesn’t make life any easier. The fact it is being reconstructed make it even worse! Our journey to the airport wasn’t much fun, that’s for sure. The tedious traffic jam and chaotic Matatus along the road, made me very worried that we wouldn’t make it. I was more than glad when we reached the airport where Mrs Muthoni Garland the director of Storymoja was anxiously waiting for me. After exchanging formalities
The story involves a matatu driver, Rasta Driver (Joshua Ogutu Moraya), who sees an opportunity to establish a thriving transportation business underwater. And so he plunges his matatu….
Clifford Oluoch sets the bar pretty high for all of us. Which is why you voted his story DESTINY as the Story of the Week. Thank you Clifford for shining the light on excellence!
Clifford Oluoch, a career teacher and a jack of all creative trades, believes in well written and well told stories. Everyday events such as a wobbly handshake, a toothless smile or any ‘normal’ human behaviour inspire him. His other works include playscripts, children’s novels and Maths text books.
Within this confusion are three women, who are the ‘Wanjiku-type’. They are totally left out of the debate. Not knowing where to go or who/what to vote for, they are suffering from confusion. Like any other electoral process, the referendum is posin…
In one of my favourite’s To Build a Fire by Jack London the story takes place on a trail in the Yukon. This setting is vital to the story because nature, the cold and the snow become the main character’s worst enemy.
KUONA TRUST OPEN DAY – LOTS OF ENTERTAINMENT AND ART FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY. Saturday 12 June 2010. 10.00am – 3.00pm
If the people vote “No”, the current constitution will remain in force. If they vote “Yes”, the new constitution will come into force, no later than 14 days after the publication of the result of the referendum (see the last section of the booklet on “Bringing in the new order: Transition”).
Persons aged 18-23 are invited to apply to the Young Writers’ Project, a ten-week course in writing fiction to be held in Nairobi between June 13th and August 21st 2010.
I have always admired people who can make emotions hang on a word. I have written poetry, but I am a writer of many words, and so mine is not quite the kind of poetry that brings wisps of smoky tears to my eyes. So allow me to introduce you instead to the poetry…