Because She’s Mother

Given my druthers,  I'll go with mother. Because she wont go any further. Am in touch with my brothers. Because they never let me slumber. We love our  father. Because the way he treats...

Mothers are gods

I am always at loss for words when it comes to mothers; not that I have nothing to say but too many amazing thoughts run through my mind when the word...

WWJD

What would Jesus do? I walked by this woman crying Dressed up in rags Skinniest woman alive,  if I may say looking starved, stressed, and stroked. What could I do? “Nothing” I thought. He would...

It’s not just Dr. Stella Nyanzi, it’s all of us

Today, Dr. Stella Nyanzi stands accused of a crime no other Ugandan had previously been charged for, computer misuse. Her case before the courts; referring to the Person of...

Note to Uganda’s Sons of Anarchy

Well done. You finally have all our attention. I do not think you set out to get everyone’s attention when you chose to reign terror and send chills down...

Are Ugandans Literate?

I once had a conversation with one of my paternal cousins about literature as a subject in school and discipline beyond the walls of school. The conversation centred on...

Story ya Yona

I have a little nephew, Yona (not real names) who’s just come into this boisterous world from the safe environs of his mother’s womb. His safe passage from his...

Purple Strings

Pull me back to purple The one who makes me tangle In a bliss of a riddle A tale of a miracle That corrected my original And made it official   Pull me back to purple Because...

Writing Pads and Blue Ticks

The year is 2017. Millennials, as one movie character would put, “know nothing” about writing pads. Clearly, they don’t use them (except those working in offices stuck in the...

We all need LOVE!

I am a sucker for Sidney Sheldon's novels; perhaps because the first 400-page novel I ever read, way back when my love for reading was still in its infancy,...