Duty Calls
Previously in Njambi & Kagwe’s world… As told by Njambi * The Friday before Ng’endo’s graduation, Margaret’s call comes in before my alarm. “Did I wake you?” she asks. For heaven...
Playing Circus
Previously in Njambi & Kagwe’s World… The coughs of a lorry and a banging on my gate wake me up. The tent people have come to collect their tents and chairs. Njambi rolls over in her s...
Playing Fast and Loose
Jump to Start: Thirsty Thursday Previously in Njambi & Kagwe’s World… The shrieks of children stomping around the driveway pull me from sleep. My eyes are sore and I could swear someon...
The Night is Ours
Previously in Njambi & Kagwe’s World… Three things could’ve clued me in on how my night turns out. The universe is always kind enough to send you a sign when you’re about to we...
Minefield
Previously in Njambi & Kagwe’s world … As told by Kagwe * In the second month since Mel left for Cape Town I start to crack. It is not a sudden crack, like the snap of a twig. It is a ...
My Father’s Music
Previously in Njambi’s world… My father was a storyteller. He had a penchant for horror and could spin tales with astounding hyperbole. His stories would likely involve a 20-feet-long, bla...
Bedfellows
Previously in Njambi & Kagwe’s world… Saturday afternoon, when I pull up to my driveway, Daisy doesn’t meet me out-front. I am met instead by a pair of red, velvet, peep-toe, ankle b...
Done and Dusted
Previously in Njambi & Kagwe’s world… On Fridays, the party starts early at our office. Majority of our staff are graphics designers and marketing interns running social media. Mondays...
The Duke
Previously in Njambi & Kagwe’s World … I’m clacking my heels down the hallway from the kitchenette, when I see him. It’s 10:00 AM in the morning and I’m feeling radiant like the ...
The Unravelling
Previously in Njambi & Kagwe’s world… As told by Njambi * “So how was the vacay?” Nancy asks. I shrug. I don’t know what to say about the trip. We’re seated in her backyard hav...