A little while ago – a couple of hours before a trip and desperate for something to read – I found myself frantically searching through the limited English section of a local bookshop. 2,362 more words
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May 23: Summer Reads Freebie: In preparation for Memorial Day (which is always the unofficial summer kickoff for me), let’s rec some summer/beach reads: books to go in your beach bag, best books set in summer, books with summer-y covers, best beach reads for people who don’t enjoy contemporary/realistic reads, best beach reads for fans of X genre, etc. 245 more words
If I am to be quite honest, I’ve always thought of the Kamuzu Banda regime as something overrated.
You surely cannot blame me; whenever an old timer starts reminiscing about the efficiency and effectiveness of the bureaucratic systems of that era, I on the other hand start imagining the efficacy and proficiency of the then Malawi Young Pioneers and Malawi Youth league in terrorizing innocent citizens and feeding opponents of the ‘Ngwazi’ to the insatiable crocodiles of the Shire river. 745 more words