Greetings from the Kenyan Coast

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Greetings from the Kenyan Coast

Post by AdaJude » 05 Nov 2017, 01:23

Hi, am a 33 year old male. I loved the local libraries as a kid. There's been a sad collapse of the reading culture in this part of the world. Seen by the poorly stocked libraries, if any, and torn books. So sad...

Am looking forward to actively participate in the forums, make friends, read great books and improve on my writing. A close friend introduced me to this site...he said it's more serious than Facebook! He also warned me to look out for your strict editors/adjudicators. I'll give it a try.

Hoping to hear from you guys, now, if I can only find where I can chose books to read...

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Post by gali » 05 Nov 2017, 01:26

Welcome!

The FAQ explains about the site.
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)

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Post by AdaJude » 05 Nov 2017, 01:42

Thanks. Am quickly finding my way around.

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Post by klbradley » 06 Nov 2017, 13:35

Welcome! Hope you enjoy it here!
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Post by stoppoppingtheP » 09 Nov 2017, 05:37

Welcome to the site.

“where
you are.
is not
who
you are.

-circumstances”


― Nayyirah Waheed

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Post by Nomzamo Nawodya » 09 Nov 2017, 06:23

Welcome Ada and I conquer with you concerning the reading culture but you know what they say; if you want to hide something from an African put it in a book.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
R. W. Emerson

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Post by Alicnim » 09 Nov 2017, 09:12

So sad about the state of social programs around our nation. I also come from the Kenyan coast. Our leaders are too engrossed with foreign debt and influence they have no time for libraries. Hoping you found your way around well, you can count on my support.

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Post by AdaJude » 09 Nov 2017, 13:47

Alicnim wrote:So sad about the state of social programs around our nation. I also come from the Kenyan coast. Our leaders are too engrossed with foreign debt and influence they have no time for libraries. Hoping you found your way around well, you can count on my support.
Thanks Alicnim, didn't know I'd find this many Kenyans on this site. I agree with you on our politics. Our leaders are too hooked on foreign powers it's like some proxy war. With Kenyans none the wiser. I'll have a devout soon, see you then.

Everyone else, thanks for warm welcome, see you in the forums.

-- 09 Nov 2017, 13:48 --

*review soon**

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Post by Cotwani » 09 Nov 2017, 15:29

Welcome Ada Jude, you will have fun here. I am also Kenyan and new here, but so far so good.

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Post by AdaJude » 10 Nov 2017, 03:48

Cotwani wrote:Welcome Ada Jude, you will have fun here. I am also Kenyan and new here, but so far so good.
Thanks, looking forward to further engagement in the forums.

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Post by DATo » 10 Nov 2017, 05:47

Welcome AdaJude, and enjoy your stay with us. I look forward to seeing you in the forum discussions.
“I just got out of the hospital. I was in a speed reading accident. I hit a book mark and flew across the room.”
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Post by AdaJude » 10 Nov 2017, 05:59

DATo wrote:Welcome AdaJude, and enjoy your stay with us. I look forward to seeing you in the forum discussions.
Thanks, see you there.

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Post by juliusotinyo » 10 Nov 2017, 08:37

I've been here a few months and I also welcome you. I also operate in and around the Kenyan coast.

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