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    Home Again- Yay Kenya!

    I’m so excited because I’m finally back home in Kenya for the summer! I am so happy to be home and I am definitely planning on relaxing and catching up on my sleep as well as catching up with my friends and family of course! I’m also super excited because I spent a couple of days in Toronto and I can’t wait to share all the amazing (and not so amazing…) experiences I had there so definitely look out for those posts which are coming soon! Also if anyone knows where to get vegan products in Kenya let me know because I would really appreciate any recommendations. I usually go…

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    Fazlur Rahman Khan – A Genius Who Made Skyscrapers Real (Guest Post)

    Top Facts To Get Acquainted With Fazlur Rahman Khan The man, who affected the Chicago skyline. He is called a genius, Einstein of the architecture and innovator. The man, who deserved admiration and recognition. Fazlur Rahman Khan was a gifted man, who made contemporary skyscrapers achievable. 1. Khan’s most powerful idea was the “Tube” Structural Designs. 2. Khan worked for prominent “Skidmore, Owings & Merill” architectural firm. 3. He projected a “Bundled Tube” design which was embodied in the Willis Tower, which until 1998 was the highest building worldwide. 4. At the Willis Tower lobby, there is a statue of Khan. 5. During the Bangladesh Liberation War, he took a…

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    Urghhh

    So the building I’m renting in has decided we have to fumigate everything which means I will have to basically move all my stuff then clean everything then move in everything again. It’s so inconvenient and I’m not sure how we’ll even do that! I just unpacked all my stuff and now I have to pack it again?? Do they realise how difficult that is?? We have to remove everything including the things in the cabinets on top of everything etc… And they’re not offering us any storage place or an alternative place to stay because we can’t enter the house for a few hours or use anything without cleaning it…

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    The Terrace At Number Three (Guest Post)

    by Brian F. Kirkham Old building set near cobbles with Oak table and chairs Copper kettle brewing on stove placed nearby the stairs Fruit from Nearby grocer is cut up and cored covered by pastry in pie bowl and in the oven it is stored Washboard and dolly-tub on the front steps lies unhooked ready for the washing which has been overlooked But soon its all clean, shirts gleaming with pride and sitting in sun on pegs hanging outside And as line is drying oven’s cooking the pie which will be ready for eating as the clothes become dry And the family here living, today is having a guest. so…

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    The Pouring Rain

    The rain pours outside As I look out of the window Of the abandoned building I once called home No one is here now To watch it with me To hold me When the thunder scares me No one shouts out That the dinner’s ready The dark grey clouds Look angry and alone They cry over us Letting the raindrops Soak us in pain The rain always makes me sad Because I no longer Have anyone to share it with And alone as always I draw the curtains And sit down to eat As the rain continues to pour outside I don’t know how to explain what this poem is…