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 Today I did my last six hour exam. Hooray!  As I sat in the train on my way to my flat I reminisced about my life so far in graduate school.  My thoughts ran through happenings in the whole semester.  And oh I was kind of excited to have come this far four months down the line. Continue Reading

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 Nelson Karanja’s pieces are words wonderfully woven to produce amazing literary work.This very colorful writer is a mathematics and Business lecturer at SPU and we obviously love his work! Enjoy the read.

I recently told a group of students at a local university that as a part-time lecturer I often get the feeling I’m caught up in some flash mob phenomenon. I will explain in a bit but first, let me tell you about Peggy’s cat and what that’s got to do with my job.

Peggy, a lovely English lady lived somewhere in the outskirts of London and worked a nine to five shift at a branch of Tesco Supermarkets not far from her house. One evening returning from work she found a beautiful cat in her driveway. The cat was very friendly and before long Peggy had won its confidence and into the house they went. The cat played the perfect pet with perfection winning her heart a thousand times over. She called him Jack. It occurred to Peggy Jack came house-trained; and that was a bonus – teaching pets house etiquette (read potty training) is hardly anyone’s idea of fun. Continue Reading