The land of many many wonderful people who reared me with confidence, civility, trust and love. We are here. If colonialism, dehumanization, the slave trades and all the other genius plans in history didn’t kill us off, nothing will. Except the nuclear bomb that will not discriminate the shit holes. We are here. Live. With. … More Born, bred and intellectualized in #EastShitHole
Lady Chatterley’s Lover was on TV this holiday season, and of course, we watched it. The details are irrelevant except the affirmation that I love the endlessness of the Lady Chatterley and Oliver story. But, every single time I watch or re-read Lady Chatterley’s Lover and get astounded, it is ruined by the context in … More Lady Chatterleys Lover Vs. Kenyan Independence
Firstly, in Sweden, Dickensian was aired on TV during the end of 2017 giving me one of my greatest wishes as a present. Almost all of Dickens’ characters in one place. Imagine Mr. and Mrs. Bumble, Ebenezer Scrooge (The name Ebenezer gives me goose bumps of happiness!), Inspector Bucket, the Havishams vs. the Compeysons … More Happy 2018! I am Really Looking Forward to This Year
They start so innocently and with no insidious intention. Knatte: “Did you turn off the lights?” Fnatte: “Yes, except the hall light because you were still up.” Knatte: “Don’t use me as an excuse. You forgot the light on, again…!” Fnatte: “Why don’t you just turn it off? Its on your way to the bathroom…!” … More Love Is…Circular Conversations – Happy New Year 2018! May the Light be with You!
So, we had a NO Christmas gifts policy. We have done this for like 3 years now. And it works. Mostly. The problem challenge is, the business world doesn’t try very hard to help us honor this policy. Sales have to be made. Forecasts have to be met. So the sales period starts immediately after … More Late Christmas Gifts
Love is: Knowing that the kitchen will be a total, utter, mess when he is done cooking, and finding it in yourself, deep down, to relax and let it happen anyways. The meal will be delicious, so why the hell not? You have already fought, nagged, blackmailed and sulked one thousand and seventy eight times … More Love Is – A Messy Kitchen
I am a paradox of needs. When I celebrate Christmas in Kenya, I miss the quiet Swedish Christmas. When in Sweden, I miss the crowded, noisy Christmas in Kenya. Kenyan Christmases are a noisy feast, due to the mere fact that everybody available is invited. Most adults will bring their favorite music with them and … More Happy Holidays!