#UgBlogWeek Just Start

These #UgBlogWeek things always catch me unaware. Ok, I lie. Advance notifications are given, pretty posters are designed by Joel Nevender and shared widely, I’m even part of the committee that almost mutinies over topics for the week, but, still, when the week arrives, I have nothing…nara…nadda…nassing. In my best blog week so far, I submitted 2 posts out of the expected 7. Don’t judge me, my life is hectic. I know, I know…yours is hectic too and yet you manage to pull it off, but mine is hecticer.

*commercial break* Funny Story: Because I was in a hurry to get done with the post out because, you know, Just Start, I didn’t notice the typo in the title which was #UgBogWeek instead of #UgBlogWeek. I’ve edited it but the URL will forever broadcast my mistakes. Sigh, I have suffered. *end commercial break*

Anyway, this time round I have decided to kuswalako and do something about this bad trend I’ve been following. I’ve therefore decided to attempt all 7 days and I’m doing it in typical Roland fashion, diving in without a plan and figuring it out as I go along. My current gig is on average 10 hours a day so if you are expecting deep well-thought out pieces from me, bambi.

This first one is about starting, my way. I’ve spent some time posing around in the literary circles of this Uganda and as a result, my mu face appears in pictures at a couple of literary events. I also occasionally say a thing or two so I guess people think I know what I’m talking about. As a result, there has been an increase in the number of people coming to me asking for advise on how they should go about their writing careers (feel free to insert any other passion/business idea/…. here). My favourite answer is to just start and figure it out as you go, like the title of the post suggests. Like I said, there is no earth-shattering wisdom in this one.

Planning is great and everything, but if you don’t have the brain for it, my way is the next best, if not better, option. Besides, life is a female dog and has no hoots to give about your plans. Even the Bible has something to this effect. Also, even the best planners will tell you experience is the best teacher. FYI, they are not referring to experience in planning, well, unless you are chasing a career in planning.

You know what, I’m tired and I’m beginning to confuse myself with all these sayings. Kasita I have started. Let me go back to my 12-hour working day and when I eventually get some shuteye, hopefully I’ll dream up something more useful for tomorrows post.

For those that were expecting more, here are some more images that are on-topic. Make them your dp’s, cover photos…till the message sinks in.

As you can see, this was written very many times like it was a punishment. You have to drum in the message. JA!?

 

This one has s start line on come serene country road. it should leave you feeling like Usain Bolt. Bolt is cool. And he invented the dab, I think.

 

See that word play...finally something clever in this post!
See that word play…finally something clever in this post!

 

This one can be printed into a sticker for your phone, or a badge that you can pin to your shirt and walk around proudly spreading the message.

 

Running…urrrggghhhh!! (Hi, Olive)

 

Oh great abs, one day you will be mine!!

 

Read this in a Morgan Freeman voice.

 

How are those 2016 resolutions looking btw?

 

Look at how focused this dude looks. That's a world conquring look right there. Or a let-me-fart-as-I-enjoy-this-great-view look. You decide...
Look at how focused this dude looks. That’s a world conquering look right there. Or a let-me-fart-as-I-enjoy-this-great-view look. You decide…

 

Nike has the right idea.

 

And finally, a start button. Because why not.

PS: Due to time constraints, I’ve hotlinked these images, which is not a cool to do on the internets. I’ll fix that when I’ve settled down bulungi.

Written by Byagaba Roland

Roland is a random badman. He suffers from Mephobia.

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    • Let’s see what kind of content I’m putting out by Day 7, if I get that far. And to think this was originally supposed to be a 1 sentence post saying, ‘#UgBlogWeek is on. I’ve started and this is my 1st post.”

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