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4th August 2018 - When kings enjoyed at twekobe

On Tuesday some of us - actually around 400 - “twabissa mungato” (“put them in shoes”, meaning feet) and went to Twekobe, the gathering house for visitors to Mengo Palace, home of the Buganda monarchs for the last century or so.

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28th July 2018 - Half a loaf better than no bread

Don’t play with our ancestors: they had sages (through the Hard Knocks of Life) who knew how to balance matters!

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7th July 2018 - Sengoba and I not in same bag!

Actually in my original heading I had used kutiya for bag to give the full suffocating feel for being in the same container as Nicholas Sengoba, writer of the Plainly Speaking column in the Daily Monitor newspaper.

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30th June 2018 - What is Movement playing at?

Some, perhaps most, of diehard Movement members probably consider me, and people like me, a dead loss; wasted space. I don’t attend meetings, I long ago retired from the Movement office (such as it was) at our LC 1, which was the very size and shape of our tea estate at Namutamba.

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23rd June 2018 - Trump’s USA breaks up families

Generations yet unborn will read about what the world thinks of US President Donald J. Trump and marvel at the distaste with which he was regarded in breaking up families (some of the kids as young as twelve months!)

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16th June 2018 - Hooray Uganda: Down with baddies!

What a red letter day I experienced on Monday! And I so nearly missed it.

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9th June 2018 - Everyone has political rights

Put like this: that everyone has, or should have, political rights, is very obvious; indeed a truism.

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2nd June 2018 - Kindly save me a barolo bottle

Proper wine-lovers will know this to be an Italian tale, Barolo being a famous wine there.

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26th May 2018 - The Furniture In The Pompeo Face

Up to his being appointed to the huge office of US Secretary of State, very many hadn’t heard of Michael (‘Mike’) Richard Pompeo: me included!

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19th May 2018 - Israeli forces decimate Arabs

Imagine by a slip of the pen I had instead written: Arab forces decimate Israelis! Ladies would have been reaching for their smelling salts; grown men crying in their handkerchiefs!

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12th May 2018 - American bully tosses out Iran

The United States of America (so powerful you could omit the first four words and its name would stay the same!) will eternally rue the day it chose for its 45th president the hardly known figure of Donald John Trump.

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5th May 2018 - God forbid nobel for Trump

In my full approval of last week’s wonderful Meeting of the two Korean Leaders, I got carried away.

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31st March 2018 Xi sails past Trump in Korea

Only three weeks ago I wrote my take on what was happening in North Korea, where its very-difficult-to-read Leader seemed to be making overtures to America’s completely impossible-to-comprehend President Trump, who seemed delighted to swallow the bait: hook, line and sinker.

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17th March 2018 - What will happen to poor Putin?

I don’t have enough space for the proper heading, which would be: “Whatever will ever happen to poor old President Putin” (putini to rhyme with puddini, as the Baganda call the last course at supper in restaurants or smart homes!)

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10th March 2018 - God left us to donors' mercies

Donors are human, and mostly behave humanely. They become donors because they are much better off than those to whom they donate.

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