Product launches are awesome, you rub shoulders/meet/see people you normally wouldn’t meet on the streets unless they are on twitter. This particular setup was remarkable, interactive, and enjoyable in general a nice ambiance to spend the evening. I check in suited up, single and ready to work (I was on assignment). First order business…
The ladies were hot I mean red hot pepper; I say a few hellos here and there. Having traversed Nairobi for a better part of the afternoon, I feel thirsty, ahhh! There is the bar. The barman was flipping bottles, serving the guests drinks and the names of the drinks sounded so divine (sadly I can’t remember any) I walk to the counter thinking “Vodka Martini, shaken not stirred”
FBA – Forced British Accent
Barman: What are you having sir?
Leaning on the counter, lifting up my eye brow, cough…
Me (FBA): What non-alcoholic drink do you have?
The barman seems a bit stunned, coincidentally the music also stops playing, I repeat myself (FBA gone).
Me: Ehhh… what non-alcoholic drinks can you serve me?
The Dj plays the glass breaking drop, I kid you not I heard the alcoholic drinks behind the counter in an ensemble “You used to be thirsty for me…” plus I think the barman wanted to reach over and slap me, but he was a sport and served me a chilled glass of juice mixed with mint leaves, the top of the glass covered in sugar. I graciously sip my drink as the event progresses.
Anyway I’m having a good time licking the sugar from the glass, when I see a wonderful, exquisite lady. Time seems to stand still or moves in slow mo, a mini stare down follows as she walk by, I literally could have chewed my glass of juice, her smile was the equivalent of opening a box of hot fresh pizza and feeling that raw flavor on your senses. I gulped the remainder of my drink, prepped and choose a trajectory to project jaberr.
Jaberr and I have a chat, she’s a business lady enjoying the evening. She enquires what I do and I’m like darn it I’m on assignment. I explain what I do and she smiles, I guess it because my composure and words aren’t in sync. Jaberr is very cute and her smile renders me defenseless, yawa nyako ni liet ka pas (this girl is hot like an iron box.) As she speaks I’m thinking…
Unfortunately I need to depart, I exit as Jaberr mentions we shall meet again and all I’m thinking is how soon.