The death of Heath Ledger, and Meskel Square’s marathon debate about homosexuality in Africa, remind me of the time a friend went to hire the DVD of Brokeback Mountain, I think from a store in Hurlingham here in Nairobi.
Shop Assistant: Are you sure that’s what you want?
Shop Assistant: Do you know what it’s about?
Shop Assistant: And you still want it?
Shop Assistant: That’ll be 200 shillings please (MUTTERED) Disgusting