It’s not an everyday encounter that one will bear before the public and let out the secrets that have for forever lounged somewhere in the crevices of their heart. While at university, our creative writing lecturer always argued that all form of writing has a membrane of fiction underneath it. To him, the writer chooses what they want their reader to read not necessarily what … Continue reading Hope Babigumira on NO MAKEUP ON
Kampala, Uganda On a lazy Saturday morning when all you want to do is sit back and unwind, there is one place you would rather be. The Kampala Book Market. Running for now its 17th edition, the Kampala Book Market is a community market where book sellers gather to make book sales. It is the place where book readers meet with the different book sellers … Continue reading Have you been to the KAMPLA BOOK MARKET?
Get closer to Roland and you will realise this Doctor’s son is a shy man. Of course, it is only natural that you deny the very thing for which you are told you are. He does just that. Yet behind his shy self are the dedicated hands that are always working things out. To many, he is the tech guy, to others, he is the … Continue reading Roland Byagaba On MUWADO & Following The Dream
In his book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey introduces the concept of private and public victory. Katy Whitton writes a summarised review of the book; “The book begins with talking about the private victories before introducing the public victories. The public phase is one where we move from our newly formed independent selves into ‘interdependent’ people; we learn to trust and … Continue reading Siima Sabiti on Drinking Water & Minding Your Business
Have you read this book? Ayeh, is the poetic memoir written by Ibrahim Balunywa. He writes a series of poems that have shaped the direction of his decisions for the time he has been n school paying maximum attention to the time spent in university. Ibrahim tells a story of struggle especially in a foreign land. He went to school in India for both his … Continue reading IBRAHIM BALUNYWA on AYEH, Leave it to God!
The Kampala sun is a different one. It has a way of being bold without clearly showing. It is like a boss who says no to you politely. They do not necessarily convince you that it is a no. You have this window of hope that they might change their mind. They don’t. That is the Kampala sun for you. It has a tendency of … Continue reading Ann Muhangi on Being Intentional on Living a Real Life
Jinja, Uganda I had a very good experience taking off a Sunday afternoon en route Uganda’s source of Nile home, the magnificent Jinja, one of Uganda’s neatly preserved public secrets. Jinja, also known as the Stone town is the headquarters of the Uganda’s party life. If you ever want to know the different activities your body is capable of doing other than the few that … Continue reading MUKAGWA CLUB, Jinja’s Pork Cathedral
Kabale, Uganda Hills too keep secrets. Their secrets are hidden far away up among uneven small mounds, stones of ages and muted rocks that have since given up on changing colour. They persuade you to go to them but do not reveal to you the details of their ruggedness that you have to stretch your muscles to get to the summit. Isn’t it true what … Continue reading A WILD RUN TO THE LAKE BUNYONYI HILLTOP
I am excited to be hosting a guest blog under A FACE IN THE SUN. Jacque B hosts Alyoysious Migadde Aloysius Migadde is one of the most down to earth artistes you will ever meet. For those that know him, he is a cheerful fellow who always wears a million dollar smile. He doesn’t prepare you for the awesomeness that he unleashes whenever he strums … Continue reading Jacque B Hosts ALOYSIUS MIGADDE
They say some things are better left unsaid. But for this one, I will have something to say. I stand to be corrected but anyone that knows Peter Kagayi Ngobi will agree with me that his passion for poetry is something you can never miss about him. He has been on the road of writing and performing poetry for the past decade and he seems … Continue reading Peter Kagayi: For My Negativity