Hey Stranger, It’s Me Again

Ordinary is boring, there is nothing exciting about regular rain pouring. A hailstorm however, that we are interested. A hailstorm of flavoured purple hail! That, we are really interested. You are purple hail, not ordinary at all, and the reason I am really interested. What’s even better, you seem to like some of the things…

Hey Stranger, This One is About You | paulothewriter

Hey Stranger, This One is About You

A FAIRY TALE IN DIFFERENT STORY BOOKS All they talk about is how I lost my way, and how you might be the girl I marry someday. We are just in different pages of different story books, and it gets worse than it actually looks. Your pretty self, is on a different shelf. Fate says I…

Lydia Jazmine: “Drum” Video Review | paulothewriter

Lydia Jazmine: “Drum” Video Review

Lydia Jazmine with “Drum” – the audio, has arguably the best “urban song” from a Ugandan female artist this year. It is uniquely composed, and beautifully sang, – the fruitiness of Lydia’s voice and how modulated it is when she escalates to hit controlled high notes, is magnificent. I first heard it on Sanyu FM,…

RESTAURANT REVIEW: KFC, Kireka / Banda | paulothewriter

RESTAURANT REVIEW: KFC, Kireka / Banda

By: Ian Paul Byamugisha Restaurant review? KFC? Isn’t that a fast food? Yes, it is a fast food “restaurant.” I could not create an entire specified new column because I want to review a fast food. That’d be, goosey and frankly unnecessary. Speaking of unnecessary; have you been to a restaurant at the ultimate peak…

My Friend’s Death Trap Excuse of a Car

Sundays are the best days for one to leave their suburb and drive into Kampala. If you don’t have a car, they are still the best days to cheaply hop into a taxi or grab a bodaboda and head into town. It’s only on Sundays that public transport fares are honest. Call it an act…

Baked? Naked? Wrapped? | paulothewriter

Baked? Naked? Wrapped?

* Drupppp * A text message pops up. Am in a meeting. I cannot really check my phone. I am too busy pretending to be paying attention to a concept that has nothing to do with my department. * Drupppp * another follows. I get distracted this time. I look. Your name. I resist the…