KAMPALA PEDESTRIAN Part 1

  My trip back home from Kampala was supposed to be uneventful. But much like my wishes to lose weight by eating double chocolate ice cream for the rest of my life- that went unanswered. I was startled awake by that blasted horn of the bus, which I was certain was some kind of prototype […]

2016, YOU GOT PEDESTRIAN GOOD

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Bus terminuses are blessedly empty. Shopping malls are draped with starry twinkling lights. Huge Christmas trees adorn the lobbies of malls and hotels. Delightfully teasing us with wrapped empty boxes as though daring us to get lost in the abyss of their shops to buy even more […]

…introducing THE PEDESTRIANATOR!

  Things aren’t going well in the world of pedestrian. I have hit a snag in the quest to afford Manolo Blahniks. And I am not handling it well. Regardless, it’s to be expected. There’s a reason why Rome wasn’t built in a day. After careful consideration, I have come to the conclusion that I […]

BROKE IS A PEDESTRIAN STATUS, OFTEN

Thomas Tusser wrote, “A foole and his money be soone at debate: which after with sorow repents him too late.” Or in another words, “a fool and his money are soon parted.” These are very wise words to live by. Especially if you are a spend-happy nincompoop like me. Here’s why: A couple weeks ago, […]

PEDESTRIAN’S RIGHT TO IMPERFECTION

WARNING: THIS IS A RANT Lately I have been under a vast amount of pressure to deliver perfection. The stupid thing is- it seemed I was achieving these unspoken levels of excellence beforehand but now something seems to be amiss. The even stupider thing is that these parties who are demanding this of me won’t […]

PEDESTRIAN MISADVENTURES IN PARENTHOOD

Sherlock Holmes said, “I cannot agree with those who rank modesty among the virtues…” However, as we grow up we are told not to brag. Let others declare our accomplishments and wait for congratulations. This, conversely, was not always observed when it came to intellect. If you said you were bright, smart or intelligent, it […]