Taking it day by day: May 2008


Thursday, May 29, 2008
So I am sitting reading a novel and this guy behind me starts speaking to a friend who is seated like 3 metres away: "Musa, I am almost lost my wallet imagine".
I shut my book and smiled :-) kaka ongea kiswahili bana - kithungu kigumu mno.

Guy sitting next to me fishes out his mobile phone and goes like: "Hi, I am in Nairobi right now. The next time you send me such a text message, I will come there, tear you and your friend apart. Don't joke with me."
A shiver runs down my spine.

Of direct translations

Monday, May 19, 2008
You are in bed with your man, just about to get your cookie munched. You are on top doing good things to his swollen member and then you hear the man say, "sweetie, wear me a condom." What do you do?

My friend heard that line and burst out laughing, her man thought she was rude so sessions for that night and a couple of subsequent nights were cancelled. She had a task and a half making sure that the mzee understood that she was not laughing at his whatevers but that she found that ka-line funny. Direct translation kabisa "switii nivishe kondom." These are the same ones who go saying "i didnt knew".

Well, at least we can give him 10 marks for thinking "safe sex".

A dress, a bag, shoes

Wednesday, May 14, 2008
I have been attending weddings quiet often of late. I have two coming up in the two coming weekends. I am beginning to get tired. Not of the weddings, I LOVE weddings (cause of the cake). I am getting tired of thinking of what to wear to a wedding. I cannot repeat a dress - that is simply out. I have a couple of dresses that I am yet to wear so for now I am covered. But then what happens when another one comes up? The whole procedure of thinking what dress, what shoes, which handbag, which accessories, which undies aiii too much! Maybe I am thinking toooo much but can I stop?

That is how you end up with two pairs of brown shoes that ALMOST look alike. And then I start wondering why I can't wear knee-high boots to a wedding. Sigh. I just know I need a nice pair of verrrry red shoes for a wedding in August. and maybe some red undies. ohhh retail therapy. and red accessories. or black? hmmmm.

About cookies

Monday, May 05, 2008
We all know one thing: When you eat crumbly cookies, you will definitely leave behind crumbs after you are done. If you don't want anyone to know you ate cookies, just make those crumbs disappear. Ah well. Cookies anyone?!