Why You Should Tour Kisumu This Year

Why You Should Tour Kisumu This Year
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There is this perception in Kenya that only the rich (should) take a vacation. And the rich are supposed to be the foreigners from USA, Europe, Asia, name them. A Kenyan himself is only supposed to travel around Kenya when on a specific mission, not for fun. For that reason, it is hard to hear of a Luhya from western Kenya taking a bus or plane trip to Mombasa purely to tour the coastal city. ...
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Signs You Are a Smartphone Addict

Signs You Are a Smartphone Addict
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The modern technology has aimed to improve our lifestyle, but it has also brought with it new epidemics. Take a Smartphone for instance; it is more than making calls. It has essential software like banking apps, which you may not be able to do without, depending on the nature of your business or work. Your Smartphone is supposed to make life easier for you with these useful apps, but the reali...
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When to ‘Left’ a Whatsapp Group

When to ‘Left’ a Whatsapp Group
You wake up in the morning, and upon logging in to your Whatsapp account, you discover you have been added to yet another group without your consent. Already 1,989 unread messages are waiting for you in the new group. The more you attempt to read them, the more they pile up for almost everyone in the group is busy typing. At some point, you realise you can't practically read all the stuff, dow...
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How Not To Use Grammarly Software

In 2009 Alex Shevchenko and Max Lytvyn, working in Kyiv, developed the Grammarly software. It is a software or app designed to assist online writers in correcting grammatical errors. The app operates online meaning you cannot use it when you are offline or without internet data bundles. It is also one of those heavy duty apps that require a steady network to function well. There is a free G...
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Ten Useful Tips For New Authors

Ten Useful Tips For New Authors
1. Outline (Rough Copy) On creating a story, start with an outline. Put down the idea. Always know exactly what, where, when, and why. Write a one page synopsis of your story. From start to finish: Bob owns a farm. He has horses. He marries Jane. She hates horses. Bob sells the horses. Jane falls for his neighbor. Bob misses his horses. The very basic structure. Take that outline and divide...
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And Why Should My Lines Rhyme?

Now, life is a deal so raw — And who doesn't know, That the end is near, That the Heir is here? Life is out of order, For thought a fodder. Life is not a rhythm, And why should I create a rhythm? Critics tell me poetry is music, But of these rules I get sick. No more conformity shall I seek, I withdraw after stepping on the peek. Life is too short, With so much to sort. Think o...
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The Great Gatsby (Book Review)

The Great Gatsby (Book Review)
The Great Gatsby is a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. When this book was first published, it sold poorly, received negative reviews and its author roundly ridiculed. The author died considering himself a literary failure. Decades later, it became a hit. A movie by the same title has been made and were it not for the movie, I'd not have heard about The Great Gatsby. It's after I watched the m...
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“Barkis Is Willing”: Reviewing David Copperfield

“Barkis Is Willing”: Reviewing David Copperfield
I recently finished reading David Copperfield, another classic novel by Charles Dickens. Now, I have always loved Dickens' books. I tried to read Great Expectations when I was young but I lost interest as I neared its centre. It got too complicated for me. I first read A Tale Of Two Cities way back in 2003 when I was but a teenager. I have since read it over fifteen times. No exaggeration....
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