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የአንድ እጅ ጽሁፍ

This is in no way meant to be a parody of the previous post :P but uh… I was emboldened by dicknanigans to do this –an exhibition of sorts: Scribbling … Continue reading

June 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

Wosene’s hand writing

Am I living in a dungeon? Just last month I talked about my excitement when I discovered Meklit. My latest discovery is Wosene Worke, a US based Ethiopian artist who … Continue reading

June 19, 2015 · 4 Comments

in a store near you


June 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Song takes me to a happy place Photo taking more space than the news. ጠላቷ ይሙትና የአርባ ካርድ አስመሰሉት እኮ! :) Same newspaper, four days later. Better content this time. … Continue reading

June 11, 2015 · 3 Comments

ጠቃሚ ቁጥሮች

A nice, symmetrical number. Not old, not young, but a viable, die-able age (Arundathi Roy) I share the day with and Even Google recognizes –I am a big deal :D Days left … Continue reading

May 30, 2015 · 5 Comments

ወዲህ ወዲያ እንዲህ እንዲያ


May 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

መክሊትዋን ያልቀበረችው መክሊት -ሃተታዊ ሆኖ ግን አጭር ዳሰሳ

Long time no see. I thought Meklit is worth talking about. She performed at Southbank in London. I listened to Kemekem on Youtube before going to her show. That’s pretty much … Continue reading

May 10, 2015 · 13 Comments

አይነጋም ወይ ኧረ አይነጋም ወይ ኢትዮጵያዬ :’-( አንድ

April 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

መልካም ፋሲካ :’-( One

April 11, 2015 · 17 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

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March 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

የሀበሻ ፬፻፲፱?


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


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


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


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
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