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The Gift of Time

12 There’s a gift called time. You cannot create it, you cannot produce it, and…

Black Blue

3 I never really enjoyed school. Well, maybe I enjoyed the varsity experience but who…

I was thinking

4 I was thinking… So eons ago, God was just chilling out somewhere, in an…

The Barber Shop

9 I felt a tad bushier than usual. I had not kept my usual Saturday…

Brush Daily

7 We all want progress. Well, maybe not all of us. Let’s edit that to…

Are you okay?

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Drift

9 I spent most of my Christmas holiday indoors last year. To be honest, it…

The Girl Before

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The Grace to Start

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Breathe

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Christie

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Bad Love

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Busy for Whom?

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Short & Sweet

5 I’m going to keep it short and sweet. You know like that jam by…

The Wellside

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Daktari

12 “I was smitten from the first day I saw her,” says Jason. “We’d sat…

Pato

13 I had just gotten my first job! Your first job is special. It is…

Still Waters

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The Untold

11 I didn’t bother much with local news last year. The whole thing was driving…

Travel Light

9 There was an eerie feeling in the air. I had taken an afternoon nap,…

No New

15 So in campus, in between lectures, we’d take what we called a power nap.…

Do me a favor!

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I Forgot!

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Elaine

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I Don’t Know!

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Whose Life?

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Detour

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Kanini

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Chic

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Mandy

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My name is Mwendwa Mutua. I love to tell stories. I tell stories by writing. I might not be the best storyteller yet, but what I will do, is give you an opportunity to tell your story, as I tell mine.