It is mid-May and here I am still confused as ever. Very soon, I will be 30. What does one do when they turn 30? That is 3 decades, a pretty long time if you ask me. I have been seated home for the past 23 days and in between a lot has happened.
I have been roaming the internets looking for a school outside of Africa that I could join. Yes, I am just like you. I too envision studying and then staying abroad (pronounced as ‘ablod’). Quite frankly, there is too much on offer but I have narrowed my search to Australia,Belgium and France in that particular. I am now looking for scholarship. School is an expensive investment and I welcome any sponsor. I only accept cheques and cash in US Dollars…just so you know!
I have been to Eclipse. That one that belongs to Dr. Ronnie ‘Mitch’ Egwang of the Tusker Project show. At least that is the last place we saw him. And he still makes appearance before the NTV news at 1:00 pm and at 9:00 pm. I met great people there. My collection of E-books has increased. Thank you, Leo.
I visited the WBS new offices at Naguru Hill. Classy is the description. Though the hill is still an inconvenience to those who are not fit enough.
In other news, H.E. Y.K. Museveni was sworn for his 4th term as the President of theRepublic ofUganda. A country that has been in the news lately for the wrong reasons. As the swearing in ceremony was going on, the leader of opposition, Rtd. Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye was returning to the country fromKenya where he has been on medical treatment. As Kololo Airstrip (Get it right Mr. Maurice Mugisha! That is the Kololo Airstrip not the Independence grounds) turned yellow, Entebbe Road was painted blue by a sea of Besigye’s supporters who gave him a hero’s welcome.
Commendably, the Police have lessened the brutality as previously seen when dealing with the walk to work demonstrations. However, instead of tear gas and high pressure water, they have resorted to strawberry juice. Olara Otunnu of UPC and Samuel Lubega had the privilege of tasting the first free sample. The police was indeed generous with the juice and it was given in enormous doses. The opposition was awash with the free pink juice. Norbert Mao who does not accept free gifts from the government decided to walk away. He was arrested at theConstitutional Squarefor snubbing government offers. Poor guy!
According to scientists, the world is coming to an end on 21st May 2011. If that comes to pass, please remember me.
Let me go back and complete my essay on the current environmental crisis.
I started writing this on Saturday and I knew I would post it on Monday. It is now Sunday evening. Earlier today, I went to House of Madonna on Kimathi Avenue just opposite City Hall for lunch. I had a potato salad. I was impressed by the presentation and it tasted just right. The time of service is still lacking though and the waitress seems to forget that she is at work and just gets distracted by the TV tuned to Movie Magic. Other than that, I recommend their potato salad.
Later, I had a cup of coffee at Ban Café at Oasis Mall with my girl, Tracy. Unlike the branch at the Grand Imperial Hotel (Rank at Number 48 on the top 100 Restaurants of Uganda), this one has 2 sitting areas. There is the one as you enter and to get to the second sitting area, take the stairs on your left. My date and I chose the latter. Here, there is a painting depicting the transformation of the coffee bean from crop to cup. Other wooden sculptures adorn the wall opposite.
Enough advertising, House of Madonna and Ban Café should pay me for this.
Just come to think of it, I had not been in town for a long while and I will not be returning anytime soon.
If the world ends on 21st May 2011, please know that I love you.
To the rest of you, if the past 2 weeks of May have not be good, worry not, you still have another 2 weeks to redeem yourself.
Till we meet again on these pages, have a great week/weeks.
It is Monday and I have to post this and then go to WBS, ciao guys! The rain changed my plans, I am from WBS.
Words of Wisdom:
“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” Albert Schweitzer.
Let us change the world we live in…one step at a time!