Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Kenyan Blog Meme

this was a request from kui so i shall reply wit nothin but love

1. Favourite Kenyan food:

i think kenyans have perfected the art of roast!!!!and hence this can range from
-the ever so delicious nyam chom:be it beef,kuku,mbuzi(oh let me have a moment as i quiver and shiver recalling ribs once eaten at delamere in naivasha!!!)
-heck even the occasional "mtura" with or without the food poisoning
-roast maize:from the corner of any street in the estate with the seasoning of a squeezed lemon and chilli
-any thing eaten with clean bare hands:from ugali and sukuma. Chapo's with thick beef stew where u place the stew on the triangular piece of chapo and u roll it with hands and eat till ur giddy wit ecstasy.

2. Favourite Kenyan drink:

-call me sissy i love me my fanta!!!
-pundit ur right there is nothing like good old passion juice that just makes you wanna! am talkin bout freshly squeezed juice that sends my allergies haywire-sneezing and sniffling in sheer delight!
-i think the female kenyans are a tad bit too obsessed with tea

3. Favourite Kenyan TV programme:
-this has to be vioja that has run on over 20seasons by now: from bin tamaa t. t, wariahe, masanduku-remeber this one time he had been arrested for showin porn and in his accent said the porn was called "t comin of t laughin messenger" aka the comin of the loving messenger!
-there used to be tushauriane-kui it was dennis and joe. thats when we all learnt what a mchumba was and a mpenzi!
-kiini macho-it still shows!!!
-club kiboko in the days of jimmi gathu and then also with lorna irungu. YES a KTN production but with stolen material

4. Top Three Four Kenyan hang outs:
-kenyans with there peer pressure hang in k1/choices/carni/kengeles cause they think thats where everyone who is everyone is-pinting/sloshing/clunning how very cliche!
-from steers to nandos even java...another misconception-that that is the coolest place to hung out in. "oh lets meet in nando's(then we go have lunch in kenchic!)"
-cheap is better
-someone else's digs no one ever invites you to their place
-movies: or is that just me?
-if u recall there was a time kids would meet in macmillan library,national library...

5. Top Kenyan holiday destination

-without a doubt msa!!!! am beginnin to entertain naks as a destination

6. 3 Kenyan phrases you use a lot (ati, nini, nani DO NOT count and neither does bilaz!)
-KUBAF!!! or KUBAFU!!!
-honestly kui- "bilaz" "is Bilaz!"
-manze jo!
-Ni kubaya!

7. Three Four things about Kenya/Kenyans that make you go 'hmmm'
-there are people who actually listen to kiss FM!
-they are too preoccupied with keeping up with the jones' or the kamau's
-what's with the whole craze of people wanting to fly out in search of better opportunities??then they undergo this lifestyle change from accents and even now dropping their names-KK hint hint!!
-the whole KQ crew that feels too hot cause they are in-flight attendants
-kenyan musicians think kenyan songs have to be in kiswahili
-preoccupation wit drinkin,smokin,drugs...did i miss the how to be cool lecture???
-i know there are car loans but many people out there are flossing wit cars? TOO MANY!!!!!

8. Three things non-Kenyans say about Kenya/Kenyans that make you go 'hmmm'
-you have internet?
-you should try buying your stuff from the dealership/original shop....
-you dont have snow?!?!?!?!
-you are actually funny?!

9. Three things about Kenya/Kenyans which non-Kenyans ought to know.
-am more abreast with tv/movies than u will ever be
-cheap in kenya takes u miles...takes u further than those marathon runners u know so damn well!
-kenya is a wonderful place whih they should visit and not talk about in ignorance

10. Complete this sentence: I am Kenyan because...
-i have roger whitaker's "my land is kenya" album ha ha ha
-i am cool calm and collected.
-i understand that mtush is a way of life.
-i am friendly.
-i am classy yet shady-all in one-you know that kenyan class.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nakuru is a cool place....good choice. I love Naks.

2/16/2005 3:39 PM  
Anonymous Mama JunkYard said...

Thanks for the responses.

Haki Kenyans will always amaze me. Ati "three four" LOL.

When you mentioned Vioja I remembered Vitimbi...Mzee Ojwang!

And thanks for reminding me of Dennis!

Lakini..wewe didn't spread the love. You have to pick 3 of your fellow KBW members.

2/16/2005 4:52 PM  
Blogger s! said...

fave food and chibas get missed?! chips in kenya come in all shapes and sizes.. and are eaten at all times of the day too.. including with chai for breakfast!!
i remember Iregi Kiosk next to AKPS.. jamaa those slices were big! one chip was like a baseball bat!!

yes i agree with Mama JY.. Vitimbi manze!! that was the mother and father of all the rest of these clones!!

favourite kenyan drink and none of KBL's (or is it EABL now?!) Gold medal winning brews are even mentioned.. kweli nicko.. kwani unaishi wapi wewe? if you've seen the light, then you, you keep it where the fish don't swim.. wacha madharau!! :P

hey nicko was it just you and me ama no one hangs out on the steps of '20th' anymore?! daud the rude.. si even you were there with us!

malindi is a very nice place too to go chill out.. and a lot of smaller north coast places.

2/16/2005 7:06 PM  
Blogger Deno said...

lol ati meet at nandos then proceed to kenchic lol

I feel u on the Java note..I mean surely - its like when u pita right beside the mama ngina one, u find folks posing there waiting, making sure they are seen..all in the name of cool..

2/17/2005 2:44 AM  
Blogger The Desert Warrior said...

I was feeling everything...esp. missing the how to be cool lecture.
As for being shady and cool together, you are on your own. I am just shady :)

2/18/2005 10:12 PM  
Anonymous Daud bin Rude said...

Nicko! you forgot to add lyrics
to patriotic songs that only
choirs sing and oh yeah, the same
songs that you have for your ringtone.
Can you remember the tunes to this songs?

Wengi wa wauliza tutaijenga
Hii Kenya yetu kwa njia gani
Kuijenga Kenya ni rahisi
neno harambee ndiyo msingi
Kitu cha kwanza ni umoja
na cha pili ni uhuru wetu
na cha tatu kenya yetu
hatutaki ukabila.


Kenya, Kenya, Kenya taaifa letu
kenya, Kenya, kenya nchi yetu

oh yeah and KBC staples like Sanaa ya kiswahili and mambo leo...

Mgeni kumpokea, kumbe ni kujitongea

Soray, I never stood outside at 20th Century,I found Nicko standing there. Apparently Nicko had been hanging outside Java trying to look cool, but when the management so his fat ass outside, they asked that he move to let the sunshine come in kidogo.
This guy is a menace to society

Daud bin rude

2/19/2005 12:17 PM  
Anonymous Memoire said...

ditto the one about Kenya Airways crew aki those chicks tune wazunye men ati "sir" this na "sir that (no wonder wazunyes really like that airline). They dont call nyeuthis "sir" methinks its a ploy of theirs to find a mzunye husband.

4/05/2005 4:18 PM  
Anonymous Pat said...

I am trying to find the music from the movie the Constant Gardener. I don't want to soundtrack but the Kenyan you know them?

9/25/2005 5:45 PM  

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