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Illusions of a Bachelor, Series

Illusions of a Bachelor: The Wild (2)

By Aaron Aroriza, Uganda: “All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware”. I'm inclined to agree with Martin Buber on this. We set off from camp late afternoon on our journey back to civilization. Twenty five kilometers later, in a place with no mobile network, the car developed a severe mechanical problem. It had had enough. Two […]

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Illusions of a Bachelor: Big Brother Tree

By Aaron Aroriza, Uganda: The sun shone with fury on that hot May Day afternoon. And somewhere up in a mango tree, half a dozen little boys sat on a big branch waiting in anticipation under the cover of the still green leaves. This tree was a good companion indeed. It provided mangoes seasonally – mangoes that never saw maturity […]

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Illusions of a Bachelor: Happy Father’s Day

By Aaron Aroriza, Uganda: My Auntie's house-help had told me Angela was a real angel. She had described her as a beautiful girl with an angelic smile. Her eyes were like those of a calf: Ameisho genyeina, she said. Her legs were like banana stems: Amaguru gemitumba. Her bum was that of ekishaab (I haven't found the English name for […]

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