Monthly Archives: February 2011

Garbage in, garbage out

On my way home from work one early evening, I was dulling my hunger with some tasteless plantain chips. A woman, possibly teenage, was trying in vain to stop her baby from screaming himself hoarse, as the older men twisted … Continue reading

Posted in The streets | 8 Comments

Trotros, text messages and true love

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today, I’m using a guest commuter for the first time. What better person to choose for today than my friend and fellow blogger, Benjamin Anyan. You may want to pop over to his blog and have a … Continue reading

Posted in Tales from a trotro | 16 Comments

A tale of two mates

After standing at Bridge for a half hour in the dryness of harmattan, this was no time to be fussy. The moment I decided any car would do, the next one was among the most beat-up scrapheap-ready trotros I had … Continue reading

Posted in It all starts in the station | 12 Comments