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መልካም ፋሲካ :’-( One

April 11, 2015 · 16 Comments

So, whom/what do you turn to?

While we are on the topic of unrequited love… Meet my bed. Check out my throw pillows; there’s tens of ways of arranging them! That’s where I lay my weary … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · 11 Comments

okay universe here I am

Open up your eyes and look says the universe, our time is short and I am yours, you just need to take a chance and enjoy it all, do you … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · 4 Comments

March 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

ፀደይ!

One

March 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

የሀበሻ ፬፻፲፱?

One

March 3, 2015 · 8 Comments

on betterment

Imagine attending a couple of lectures on a Sunday night. That’s what I  did after having spent the day, the weekend, on Skype and Viber. Not that I regret it. … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 3 Comments

battle songs

“Gonna keep marchin’ on, to the sound of her own beatin’ drum” One

February 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Am I the only one in this b________ who loves p_____?!

The way place names are written in some Russian novels like “in the province of R______” ወዘተ:: P_______ could stand for Pepsi for all we know. I did some search … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · 4 Comments

አተረጓጎም

Some of the following might seem like nitpicking but… vs Psalm 46 1 God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. 2 Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

የእህት ቀን

Have I ever told how amazing my sister is? All of my four sisters are amazing in fact. But she is the one I could tell anything and everything to, … Continue reading

February 10, 2015 · 4 Comments

እንጃልህ! Proceedings from the equipment room

You want to woo a professor, read a few of their papers beforehand. You want to hit it off with a person who comes from a place/background different from yours, … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · 3 Comments

Film quotes – machines comment on humans

While re-watching one of my favorite TV series Battlestar Galactica (2004), I came across a great dialogue that was too good to move on from :) When I first watched … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · 3 Comments

ሙዚቃ ሙዚቃ ሙዚቃ

One

February 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fancy እንግሊዝኛ

I get home every night with my English-o-meter pointing dangerously low, all beeping and shit. And it is not like I spend the day conversing with a lot of people … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · 5 Comments

ሙዚቃ ሙዚቃ መዝሙር

ወቅታዊ ዘፈኖች: ጥር, ጥምቀት, ብርድ, ብቸኝነት, ሠርግ ህዝብ ለሕዝብ -still the shyt after all these years. Among the many amazing things about it: the transition from song to song One

January 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

ሳምንቱ እንዴት እንዳለፈ

I may have spoken too soon when, a few posts back, I commented on how time seems to be flying recently. ያለፈው ሳምንት አላልቅ ብሎ በስንት እግዚኦታ,,, በመደበኛው ጊዜ ሁለት … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

the music continues: an impromptu playlist

One

January 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

survival and modern… (cont)

I think what the author is trying to say is that we had a system that had worked for us for thousands of years. There was an unbroken line of … Continue reading

January 18, 2015 · 2 Comments

jazz amba

The place where I spent one of the best nights of my life burned down. A lot of history went up in flames there.  Sad. Looking forward to checking out the … Continue reading

January 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

survival and modernization

I am a simple dude; I like simple explanations: Why weren’t we colonized? Cuz we the shit Why is our country underdeveloped? Shit happens What do Etyopians have to do … Continue reading

January 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

five months

That’s how long I have been here. A semester down. They say that the time here goes by fast with all the ሩጫ:: Then I made inquiries as to how time … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wegesha my Christian Grey

I wish Wordsworth was here to teach me some poetry to express what I feel; it would show the romance through all this, and may be it would get through … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

የሌሊት ወፍ

እነሱ ገና አንድ ወር እየቀረው have yourself a merry little Christmas ምናምን እያሉ ሲዘፍኑ እኛስ ቅዳሴ ብንሰማ ከለካይ አለብን እንዴ? ሆጵ ሆጵ ሆጵ The ቅዳሴ came on my earphones while … Continue reading

December 6, 2014 · 5 Comments

stuff that happens when one thinks one is strong

Almost got it down to an art, barely floating Hanging on to straws, the little things Then a little something comes and Breaks me down So tiresome, being a second-rate … Continue reading

November 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

the secret behind why some people run (well)

I recently got introduced to a new theory on why (East) Africans are very good runners. መቼም ጆሮ ለባለቤቱ ባዳ ነው እስካሁን ሳልሰማ:: Three different people from three different countries … Continue reading

November 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

immortality (ኢመዋቲነት) and other… (cont)

Actually the song I was looking for was the one that went: በለው በለው በለው በለው በለው በለው በለው በለው በለው በለው በለው በለው በለው በለው በለው በለው አትለውም ወይ … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 2 Comments
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