The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

06 July 2015 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

A friend of mine shared a photo of us in 2011 on our graduation dinner. Nostalgia, I tell you. That actually this is the last class of people we may know. Makes us qualify to be ancestors, If we pop in to the university, nobody will know us. I was one of those folks so excited to leave, that I don't think I said goodbye to anyone, I was just so happy. I bet most of you are. I couldn't wait to be the next government spokesman and I thought I would die if I was not married by 25. 25 came, and...

31 December 2014 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

Life is a journey, isn't it?We find ourselves in the most awkward space, and sometimes nothing can be more awkward than ADULTHOOD, especially when you feel like you are acting an adult.I was lucky to be part of a vibrant and craziest group of people full of life and energy. The people who let their inner child alive for longer than usual. The ones who endeavoured to do the silliest things every freshmen orientation; Things like singing off key every freaking semester, or guys dressing like...

07 November 2014 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

Memoir(from archives)I am writing this on the eve of class, we are in tears laughing convinced that the lecturer wants to kill us. He is trying to pass time going round and round in circles over a topic, but he is so funny we forgive him for repeating what he taught us last week. Our lecturers here have the ultimate highest degree of sense of humour that makes you enjoy most classes. Even those guys who used to sleep in class wouldn't be able to sleep in these ones.I never thought I would enjoy...

31 May 2014 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

AMAZING SPEECH BY CHARLIE DAY TO RECENT OR GRADUATING STUDENTS. Good morning Merrimack. I'd like to thank President Hopey, trustees, faculty, students, parents, and my apologies to all the grandparents in the audience who have absolutely no idea who I am.You are graduating from an excellent school today. Alumni have gone on to be CEO's, doctors, politicians, professional athletes, however this year you get to receive wisdom, knowledge and life lessons, from a man who has made a living...

09 March 2014 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

So I am sure you have seen the stories on how so and so quit school and then started entrepreneurship and they suddenly became that guy!!!!  It Makes you want to send in your resignation that you may start your business right away. You have probably always wanted to get an early retirement at 30, telling your manage "infarct you don't fire me, I quit".Someone told you selling Quail eggs is easy money, you can become a millionaire. It looks so glamourous and so cool. Especially when you write on...

06 February 2014 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

I have been meaning to start an events company for a while. Having studied PR and moved in to journalism in a spun of two years, I knew there was something about PUBLIC RELATIONS I could still doMuch as I was ranting about Public relations I knew, there was something about it, that drew me to it. I LOVE EVENTS. I would pay loads for an experience, a chance to dress up, get to meet new people and even strengthen old ones in a cultural and civilized manner. So that is the primary reason for...

01 February 2014 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

I just turned 27 late last week!!!! If you are a unicorn, by 27 you have seen most of life. You have even attained your midlife crises already, even perhaps, somehow you have managed to earn some white hair. You know the hustle, you know the grind, you know more than you need to know, you probably have met bosses from hell. You could even  define DRAMA, you have met the most dramatic people that made you wonder if they were acting or being real.We are born in a competitive world where most...

04 January 2014 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

"Life is full of beauty, it is utter disrespect not to enjoy it " Unlike the world, Esther Neema will never, shall never be found bungee jumping, dreaming of it, being near any parameters that are partisan to it. She shall not be associated with it, and right to remain silent when asked a question whether she would like to bungee jump shall be duly be awarded. She is allowed to make any form of disgust expression when someone even imagines taking her to bungee jump. She is allowed to have her...

02 January 2014 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

CONGRATULATIONS FOR MAKING IT IN TO THE NEW YEAR!!!!! Thank God we made it!!  Now on to the next year, new resolves. I am feeling ambitious with a list of 100 things to do. Bu this is not about me, it is me wishing you a Happy New year.I don't know what your dreams are, maybe it is to be fearless, maybe it is to be happy, maybe it is to be strong, rich, achieve heights. Whatever it is, the possibilities lay in your hands. I used to say, if you can at least dream it, you can actually have it,...

31 December 2013 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

Well, it is tradition that at the end of the year, one analyzes their year and smile about it, frown about it, or even wink at those who made it prosperous. Its like that feeling, you say, we made it people. We really did!!!! Because we actually made it.WE MADE IT!!!!!!!!My most embarassing Moment: calling a potential business patner. Came up with this idea that if I developed an accent I would be taken more seriously. Forgot about it in the middle and went back to my gansgter talking. At...

24 December 2013 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

We are eight days to the end of the year, and all I can ask is where are my resolutions?! Guilty of having many notebooks.At least I hope I achieved them. There is one persistent of joining the choir, which is persistent every year, and will still be in 2014 :), I hope I finally do get to join a choir.2013 was AMAZING other than going for salsa night and sitting all through it. I will never forgive myself for that, life doesn't offer us many dancing opportunities, so when you can dance, you...

24 November 2013 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

Now should I bring a man home, that my father is wondering whether to call brother in law or son in law, but worse father in law. Then I will have subjected  heavy shock to my folks, which my mother wouldn't be too shocked, sometimes I think she expects anything from her beloved daughter. But just like my parents, I do have a problem with grandpas posing as eligible bachelors too.WTH!!!!!!Okay now before you think I am going crazy, Grandpas in this case I mean married men. Because single old...

18 November 2013 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

Never trusted enough to believe that I should fall and anyone should catch me. So when people lost weight and became like sticks because of love, I thought it was PATHETIC. I wondered what would make one cry for another individual and write sad poems on FACEBOOK. Until even I found myself wailing for another, I realized walala, it is not a desirable place to be, you wouldn't wish it on anyone, not even Alshabaab. But truly you cant ignore this emotion, that turn people mad. I mean an individual...

02 July 2013 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

My lecturer said, paraphrased, "How is it that you make a career out of "saving the world". Is it that you hope that people will always have problems, that you may solve them"..... There are even some of us with the sole desire to be ROLE MODELs. What's with that? Books have been written on the question of PURPOSE, how to find your purpose. And am like why is it that we complicate life so much.  What is so hard about finding purpose? Surely, It doesn't need climbing mountains and going through...

20 June 2013 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

Who would have thought that growing up can be awkward. Last year I showed up at a get together, and apparently guys thought I was PREGNANT. LOL, some things sound very funny when they are not true. So this allegation came up due to the new body shape I have acquired, which until now am still trying to FIGURE OUT. Its like Drama and Video. Feels like am carrying the weight of the world on my cheeks.I look at some relaz, and I can predict the possibilities of what I am becoming, or already are....

25 April 2013 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

Its probably two years by June since we threw our hats in the air,wore the excruciatingly warm black outfits, and sat through what felt like 9 hours of speeches under burning sun. Those who had mshynos( Christmas decoration used on graduation ceremonies) around their necks had them, and those of us whose folks felt Barbie didn't. I still can't believe my whole clan denied me an opportunity to wear Mshyno.I wanted to use a bit of that to show off my families love.Did it seem like it has been...

26 February 2013 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

With the same measure of friend zoning one does,so do they get friend zoned. A noble exercise to sieve potentials from non potential mates, who no matter how many of years of talking to or at each other, nothing will evolve, there will be zero emergence of connection, no chemistry whatsoever even if the clouds met the ground.People are friend zoned for various reasons. Fact is though, some are  friend zoned a lot more than others. Well things like toe nails,distasteful jokes have earned...

01 February 2013 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

When the journey begun, some of us may have looked like some hopeless bunch of generation Y. Pursuing just a mere bit of our dreams. With a little hope and the least probable means of how to.First of all we went to interviews looking like thisWere we crazy to show up in flare clothes or having been victims of dramatic Interviews Those embarrassing interviews you hope never to meet the panellist Sigh!!!!But such is life, the things that make us man/woman up. It is called welcome to adulthood,...

01 February 2013 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus: It's usually a journey, eventually you get there: Have you walked around with your phone to the toilet, to the bathroom, literally looking at it like your life depends on it. When that happ...Thank you for reading :). Soooooooooooooooo delighting. Reactions are welcome

02 January 2013 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

I begun with big dreams of having my wedding the December that has just passed, can you imagine. All my life, since childhood, I envisioned my wedding on the December of my 25th year. But all I was left with is envy of other spices, looking at them badly as they giggle through town, and laughing at couples who are mismatched. Having had neither the job of my desire, and not only the wedding but even the man with potential of forcing to walk down the aisle with me, nor the red car of my dreams,...

24 October 2012 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

It only after 21 that the term THE ONE is used among many women and maybe at age 25 for men . I do not recall using it myself, now that I think of it, I think it does sound a little silly, because often it is followed with an awkward chuckle and a smile. Emotions that to some seem very uncomfortable to express. What could have been the origin of the word, THE ONE. It was probably the discovery that in this world populations in the billions, there is just one who completes you,  or just gets you...

24 September 2012 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

That awkwaaaaard moment when you tell your folks, you think you are in the wrong career, well that's just a while after graduation has happened, and everyone is looking for water because they are about to choke from the food in their mouth. Isn't that a bit late to make such a joke. then they ask you what do you wanna do, and you are short of telling them, I wanna act, sing and model, draw, paint, then you realize first they are convinced all those are hobbies, and so do your relaz think the...

18 September 2012 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

We have probably reached the highest form of refinement as women of the 21st century. Do not think we can advance further, but time has proven, that when you think it is complete, you see that there can be more, there can be better, there can be finer.When we were teenagers in church, there were the common debates and talks constantly on topics such as; how far is too far, describing your ideal man or woman, sex , love, lust and infatuation, Doing quiet time, among many things.Now the boys...

14 July 2012 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

Love, hmmm, I do not fancy talking about love. It is one of those things that people over talk about, least understood and very annoying to argue over. The conversations about it give me a headache, they go on and on and on in endless arguments that result in people being bitter  and almost fighting. The thing keeps popping and popping every where. So I am forced to talk about it now. The need is so serious, a simple topic or a simple phrase like politics will find its way to love. Say we are...

23 February 2012 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

Bachelorete is not a word that exist in dictionaries; I choose to define it as a girl who has reached the age for possibly getting in to an agreement with a life long partner. So she is legal.In the G language they say "amaiva"Well I realized recently that I was legal, when my mum stopped asking me "who is that" when speaking on phone, and she no longer gives young men dagger eyes because she suspected them of lusting after her daughter.  It is no wonder that I was not surprised when I became a...

30 December 2011 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

2011 is over today. I guess,when most lessons are learned,when many things make more sense when things add up finally. when you learn that the most important things are simple. and  learn to laugh at every detail,even embarrassing oneswe learned to appreciate real things in exchange of every fake detail, getting to know that it shouldn't just look it, it should feel it, it should be it. I walked out of meaningless relationships, let go of empty friendships and hoped to invest in better and...

07 November 2011 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

Bumming Ville is a city where one could choose to wake up whenever, do whatever, go for whatever plot etc. Lol, many graduates do not prefer to use the name bumming as the term to mean I am still at home, neither do I, It feels like someone is insinuating that you are just posing in the house like a model while others go to work, maybe its true, but I prefer to call it me time, others call it time off to reflect, though really when you decide to call a spade a spade, theres some bumming...

25 October 2011 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

Lately I have been a frequenter at weddings. And for once I listen to those vows over and over again. To forsake all others etc doesn't sound easy. And sometimes you go to a wedding of someone whom you had a little something going on and you see the bride or groom for the guys, and you understand why it would have never worked with you, because of that eye thing, how they look at each other, how they smile at each other, would you have looked at him or her the same way, the answer will probably...

24 August 2011 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

A month ago, I went to an interview. you know the funny thing about not having a job is that you sit very close to your phone, its like a sales man, can never stay too far from the phone. You learn to treasure phone calls majorSo the phone rung ndring ndring, and of course I picked and was like"hallo" and the response was hallo I am........ from ....... company, would like you to come for an interview tommorow." I have learned in my life to never say No, never say never unless its sales, my...

26 July 2011 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

I see my baby cousin smiling and I look in to her eyes and see so much hope, shes so beautiful, isn't she, she is definitely an eye candy. And am thinking she has a loooooong way to go, the beautiful side awaits lucky for you, you've got we to teach you :), gladly. I am far from perfect, but what I chose not to be is the girl who will fall in the mad and sit there and never get up. I get up, and learn from my million mistakes, so over time I have accumulated knowledge I could share let me show...

06 July 2011 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

The journey continues as we head in to taking positions, we realize that the past wont always affect the future, it doesn't matter where you are from, it matters where you are going, you just need to know where, though you don't always know, life happens. Everyday presents new possibilities, just as the journey in the past has shown that what you see is not what you will get, what you think you are is not you will always be but if the shoe fits feel free to wear it. There will always be chances...

27 June 2011 » The Bright and Dull of Life After Campus

Last week when I went to school; to pick my year book, some one asked me, So now what next, and I was like by the way what next? Well if you are like me who used to plan life at twenty or eighteen and sixteen, I thought that I would be in a la maison, a huge one of ten bedrooms or more, more like a community house, I wanted a huuuuuuuuge wedding. I loved big things, big has always been extremely significant to me. But now, whatever happened to me to love simple things though not small no, far...

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