Category: Thoughts

Sometimes it pays to complain 0

Sometimes it pays to complain

I few months ago I had complained about service at an MTL shop in city centre. Last week I forwarded this complaint to a colleague who works at MTL who escalated it to the...

Are we learning from the happenings around us? 1

Are we learning from the happenings around us?

There is no doubt in my mind that there are a series of mini crises happening around us. Maybe none too serious to bring us to our knees… yet! We have water shortages in...

Charges Multichoice can’t seem to explain 5

Charges Multichoice can’t seem to explain

The other day I went to Multichoice to make a payment of K1700. I had written the cheque beforehand and upon reaching the till the conversation went as follows Teller: The amount today is...

Power all day, party all night! 1

Power all day, party all night!

Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) has finally succumbed to public and consumer rights pressure and changed it’s slogan from Power All Day, Every Day to Towards Power All Day, Every Day. A rarity...

Just write, don’t type! After all who cares? 0

Just write, don’t type! After all who cares?

My mother loves a good movie and like me has no qualms watching a really scary horror or a flick that’s infested with pythons, crocs and komodo dragons. But unlike me, she has little...

Blues of the Malawian tenant 0

Blues of the Malawian tenant

The other day I received a letter from my estate agents that my rentals were going to be raised by 20%, an annual increase applied to all rentals regardless of whether it is necessary...

EPL/GTV deal stinks 0

EPL/GTV deal stinks

It has slowly and painfully settled in that we will only watch some one or two English premiership games a week from the usual wide selection we used to have in previous seasons. Some...