Monday, May 05, 2008

Sights and other things........

Oh Joy! Monday is here! I'll try and say that as many times as I can till I believe it. Anyway in case you don't know I always have a digital camera in my car and I do try and take pics when I can, of course most of them aren't masterpieces but I do like to have something to look back to when I move on. Anyway here are some pics for you.

With the price of gas, I'm soon going to be wiping the dust off my bus card

Kenyans doing what we do best

A great looking mural

I like the artistic freedom people take with their shops in this part of town

More freedom of expression at work

A building design that stays with you

I liked the design of the sign

Some folk are living large I tell you..

A view from a hotel just by the Airport

Someone told me the hotel was once a hanger

Do transvestites prefer to fly with air tran? (Crude Acolyte statement of the day)

A news crew doing a story around the time one airline had their planes were grounded

Just wanted to show you all my private jet

No, I was not seated at the bar at anytime that day!

In other news I was reading about how during Labour day wanainchi booed the President when he did not declare a rise in the minimum wage. What it got me to wondering was if many employers even adhere to that minimum wage law and how often it is enforced? It's a known fact that many Indian owned factories in the Industrial Area over work, under pay and abuse their Kenyan workers. What is sad though is that the labour officials do nothing or are bribed to turn a blind eye. And what makes things worse is that I hear that fares are going to go up in Kenya do to the price of petrol, I guess more Kenyans are going to start walking. Oh the joys of a globalized economy, America's problems become everyone else's problems. Anyway let me get myself back to the everyday grind before I start thinking too hard and get pensive.

ps: A good reason not to play with other men's wives!


Mwangi said...

There's a minimum wage requirement in Kenya?! That's news to me. I thought it was just an arbitrarily created number....seriously.
That hotel looks 2 b da bomb and a Kenyan club where everyone was dancing....nice, I want 2 get me one of those.
The signs remind me of theme parks.

bOMSEH said...

Aha, yeah, cheating is expensive and a risky affair.

Half n Half said...

"Tracy Denise Roberson, 37, cried a bit " she cried abit? whats abit of crying LOOL
Kwani the guy got her from the house into the truck? Both of them are twits!
That trans joke is classic! LOOOL

Nubian Queen said...

Haha@ transvestives flying tran...maybe we shud ask Ronaldo!!
Ur quite a photographer i should say

Half n Half said...

@ NQ, sudduf! LOOOL

Anonymous said...

i think your pictures are perfect, honest.
***time to unleash that photojournalist in me***

Anonymous said...

The idea that the equilibrium of demand and supply determines price is the most ridiculous assertion ever made. Supply side determines everything. It's too bad but it's the nature of our monster world where morality and fairness are vices to profit geared minds ...

Acolyte said...

@ mwangi
Yes it exists at least on paper it does. The hotel is old but nice.
@ bomseh
Thats why I dont even attempt it.
@ half n half
I guess she is doing a whole lot of crying now.
@ nubian queen
Oooooooooooooh that's cold! Thank you for the compliment!
@ neema divine
Thanks for the encouragement
@ anon
I'll keep that in mind for the future.

akiey said...

Tight pics Aco, mighty good work with the lense man! You chose your subject right & everything's in focus. Got to give it to you.

Still wondering if I should be allow myself to get surprised by anything Kenyan politians do/don't do anymore. Those mofos are just that, selfish mofos, period.

Air Tran & trannies? Hehe! Who would have thought?!

akiey said...

PS: I almost never get to spell lens, madam or address the correct way in English. Blame it on those francais who messed up my anglais, lol!