His addiction to Meat

Silence is silver while speech is Gold; this I very well know. However, I can’t help sharing this story. It was this hunky dude, we met on the bus. He was so charming, cool, with the right complexion and his Givenchy perfume sealed it all. Thank God, I sat next to him, we talked. Certainly he was equally interested in me. We planned a date, the moment we returned to Rwanda.

Silence is silver while speech is Gold; this I very well know. However, I can’t help sharing this story.

It was this hunky dude, we met on the bus. He was so charming, cool, with the right complexion and his Givenchy perfume sealed it all.

Thank God, I sat next to him, we talked. Certainly he was equally interested in me. We planned a date, the moment we returned to Rwanda.

When I received his phone call, a week after our meeting, I panicked as I went through my wardrobe. I wanted to impress Mr. Handsome.

I was 15 minutes late, I found him seated already. All was normal until we placed our orders.

He called  the waiter and ordered for five sticks of Brochette.

“Isn’t that too much, “I politely asked.
“You’ll have two and I will have three,”Mr.Handsome answered. Before the waiter left, he called him back and ordered for more five. It got me curious; I had never seen a person eat kilos of beef.

In an instant, we were served the first order {five sticks}. That’s when I heard Mr. Handsome’s last words, “Enjoy.”  I was treated to laughter as he emptied the plate.

Before finishing the first, of the two sticks, Mr.Handsome was already done with four! He ate his three and mine as well. Soon the waiter was back with the rest, Mr.Handsome ate it as well.

He suggested that we order for chicken but I declined. What if there was something wrong with him?
Was it an addiction of some sort?

Well, meat is that addictive to some. Addiction to meat goes from tribe to individuals!

If you went to ask for a Muganda {tribe from Uganda} girl’s hand in marriage without basbaskets of meat, your toil would be invain. In central Uganda, some husbands will tie a fiber around the biggest piece of meet in the pot, as a mark. Wives are often beaten up incase men are not served that labeled meat.

As for some Kenyans, life without meat is hell. Never mention vegetables. To some individuals, a week without meat will make them feel dehydrated!

Not to mention is the recent Executive Secretary, in the Eastern province who decided to remain with at least the thigh of a cow that never belonged to him.

Meat, quite an addiction! Israelites in the bible, for countless times cursed God for not providing meat for them!

“He would rather let us die in slavery, where we had meat, than letting us die of hunger, in this desert.”

No wonder goats, sheep and chicken are never spared. For some reason, meat seems the best meal one can ever have! People will stand having flabby tummies, health problems but they can’t give up on meat.

Anyway, I lost Mr. Handsome because of his great addiction to meat. To me, it seemed abnormal!

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