Life
Election Day 2017

My friend George had called me on Sunday and asked me if I could join him in the queue early on Tuesday to vote. When I mean early, I am not taking about poll station opening time at 6 am- early. Noooooo. I am talking 3.30 am /4 am in the queue waiting for the

Flash Fiction , Mkate Nusu , Thriller
No Escape. No Surrender

Brian shut the car door and quickly turned on the engine and powered up the windows. As soon as the windows shut a thud hit the windscreen. He saw an outline that quickly faded. Brian was panting heavily shaking his head in disbelief, his eyes wide and mouth dry he quickly reached out for the

Flash Fiction , Mkate Nusu , Tragedy
When it’s over

The doctor kept tapping on his wire rimmed glasses repeatedly as if to emphasize a point. Onditi was uncomfortable. He had been lying on his back, legs spread and his family jewels exposed from under the thin hospital garment. The doctor stood in front of him looking at his genitalia. “Not good!” the doctor said

Life , Mkate Nusu , Tragedy
Blame it on John Legend

Pitter. Patter. Pitter. Patter. Halt. Zoom. Pitter. Patter. Pitter. Patter. Splash! “Help! Help me! Oh! My GOOOOD ! Help me pleeeease!” Red jacket, wide white eyes. Pitter Patter. Eyes wide, bright light; feet cross the road. The man leaves me in effluent, garbage and muddy water. I splashed around in that manhole for what seemed

Brand Storytelling , Branding , Entrepreneurship
This is how Brands Crash and Burn

I had been shopping for new business networks, I hadn’t made much headway. My sister randomly sent me an email with an e-flyer from the League of Young Professionals (LYP). The topic wasn’t great, but you know, it’s an opportunity to meet new people and hopefully make some business leads. I made the advanced payment,

Advertising , Branding
What really makes an effective advert?

The simple answer; a talented copywriter. I had never heard of a copywriter until I became one.  I would listen to radio adverts but I never knew that there was a specific person, with a specific skill set, who crafted commercials. It was the on the job training that got me to really understand the role

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