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Lenana School, Nairobi, Kenya, circa October 1985. L-R Standing: P.D. Chege, J.B. Kenda, M.M. Kamau, M. Omar, the late J. Mwendwa. Seated: G. Atisa. L-R Bottom Row: G.M. Chege, H. Abdi, the late K.M. Musembi & P. Emureit

Speke House, Lenana School, O-Level Class of 1985, circa October 1985

Lenana School, Nairobi, Kenya, circa October 1985. L-R Standing: A. Wainaina, P. Bore, M. Omar, M.M. Kamau, the late J. Mwendwa, E. Ngari, & the late K.M. Musembi. L-R Seated: G. Atisa, G.M. Chege, P.D. Chege, & J.B. Kenda

Speke House, Lenana School, O-Level Class of 1985, circa November 1985. I took this photo

Lenana School 1985. L-R Standing: P. Emureit, the late J. Mwendwa, E.K. Njoka, the late K.M. Musembi, G. Atisa, M. Omar, P. Bore, M.M. Kamau. L-R Seated: P.K. Kimani, E. Ngari, H. Abdi, P.D. Chege, G.M. Chege, A. Wainaina, J.B. Kenda

Speke House, Lenana School, circa November 1985. Seated: Paul David Chege. L-R Standing: Hussein Abdi, yours truly Michael Mundia Kamau, the late Kennedy Mativo Musembi & Joseph Boniface Kenda ("JB")

Lenana School 1985. The late Kennedy Mativo Musembi & yours truly. Musembi & I were very mischievous e.g. selling the school magazine to parents at inflated prices during Speech Day 1983! Rest in Peace, Musembi. We shall meet again

Lenana School 1985. Paul Bore & yours truly. Bore once gave me a thorough beating in 1983! It was me who was in the wrong. He is a Nandi, the tribe of the legendary Koitalel arap Samoei, who led the 11 year Nandi resistance against the British

Speke House, Lenana School, O-Level Class of 1985, circa November 1985

Speke House, Lenana School, O-Level Class of 1985, circa November 1985

Speke House, Lenana School, O-Level Class of 1985, circa November 1985. At the very bottom of the photo is Hussein Abdi. He's pose is that of Michael Jackson on the legendary "Thriller" Album. I mentioned the impact it had on our generation!

Narok High School, Narok, Kenya, circa March 1986. My maternal Uncle Benson and yours truly. At Lenana, students bought their own school uniforms. At Narok High School it was provided for by the school. Hadn't as yet received my issue!

Narok High School, Narok, Kenya, circa March 1986. My older brother Maina left and my maternal Uncle Benson right

Narok High School, Narok, Kenya, circa July 1986. L-R Standing: M.M. Kamau, D. Onoka, "Watts", "X" (i.e. can't remember his or her name! I'm dead!), W. Owino, & P.T. Wahome. L-R Bottom: M.K. Kungu & M.O. Riwa

Narok High School, Narok, Kenya, 1986. L-R Standing: "X" (i.e. can't remember his or her name! I'm dead!), P.T. Wahome, M. Kudate, P. Nderitu, & J.K. Kamau. L-R Bottom: M.K. Kungu, "X", & M.M. Kamau

Narok High School, Narok, Kenya, 1986

Narok High School, Narok, Kenya, circa July 1986. I like this photo alot 'cause of it's "easy like Sunday morning" feel. It was actually a Saturday morning I remember, clean-up before Saturday morning inspection!

Narok High School, Narok, Kenya, circa November 1986. The excitement was at being allocated our A-Level Form 6 classrooms and desks for 1987. At the time, we were in A-Level Form 5. There is no longer A-Level in Kenyan State schools

5th June 1987, atop Mt. Longonot, Rift Valley Province of Kenya. We were on an A-Level Form 6 trip. Mt. Longonot isn't hard to climb... it was my 2nd time up in 6 years actually. The tricky ones to climb are Mt. Kenya & Mt. Kilimanjaro!

Hell's Gate, Naivasha, Kenya, 5th June 1987. We were on an A-Level Form 6 trip

Narok High School, Narok, Kenya, circa September 1987. L-R: Peter Maritim, "X" (i.e. can't remember her name! I'm dead!), Anne Waithira Gachoya, "X", Belinda Gathiga, Claudia Ngare, & yours truly Michael M. Kamau

Narok High School, Narok, Kenya, Saturday, 19th September 1987

Narok High School, Narok, Kenya, 1987. At the extreme right of the photo is Mr. Cheruiyot, who was our Subsidiary Mathematics (Sub Maths) teacher in A-Level. He was a good teacher. I got a credit in Sub Maths, & this helped my entry to University

Narok High School, Narok, Kenya, 1987. As I recall, just over 20 of us of the A-Level Form 6 class of 1987 made to the four Kenyan State Universities then. We were so proud of ourselves. One of us is even a senior lawyer in Nairobi nowadays

Narok High School, Narok, Kenya, 1987. At the extreme right of the photo is Mr. Cheruiyot, who was our Subsidiary Mathematics (Sub Maths) teacher in A-Level. He was a good teacher. I got a credit in Sub Maths, & this helped my entry to University

Narok High School, Narok, Kenya, circa September 1987. L-R: Claudia Ngare, Belinda Gathiga, Peter Maritim, "X" (i.e. can't remember her name! I'm dead!), "X", Anne Waithira Gachoya, & yours truly Michael M. Kamau

Narok High School, Narok, Kenya, 1987

Manyatta Dormitory F, Narok High School, Narok, Kenya, Saturday, 26th September 1987

Peter Maritim, Narok High School, Narok, Kenya, circa September 1987. Maritim was a very social, accommodating & approachable person. He was a great source of inspiration & encouragement to "outsiders" like me

Narok High School, Narok, Kenya, circa September 1987. Peter Maritim and yours truly

Narok High School, Narok, Kenya, circa September 1987. Mathew Kamau Kungu (no relation), & yours truly Michael Mundia Kamau. Kungu went to Kenyatta University, got an MBA afterwards & now works at Juja's Jomo Kenyatta University

Narok Town, Kenya, 20th October 1987. L-R Standing: Yours truly Michael Mundia Kamau & Paul Thumbi Wahome ("Qubic"). L-R Squatting: Samuel Kimani Maina & Peter Nderitu. It was one day before our A-Level final exams commenced

Narok Town, Kenya, 20th October 1987. L-R: Peter Nderitu, Samuel Kimani Maina, Paul Thumbi Wahome ("Qubic'), & yours truly Michael Mundia Kamau. On the right is the Narok - Mai Mahiu - Nairobi Road

Canyon Health Gym (then Presha Gym), Nairobi, Kenya, circa July 1988

Canyon Health Gym (then Presha Gym), Nairobi, Kenya, circa July 1988

Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya, 20th November 1988, six days after the undergraduate classes of 1988 reported to campus. L-R: Charles Robinson Wanderi, yours truly Michael Mundia Kamau, & Isaac Alusuha Ochango

Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya, 20th November 1988, six days after the undergraduate classes of 1988 reported to campus. L-R: Charles Robinson Wanderi, Isaac Alusuha Ochango, & yours truly Michael Mundia Kamau

Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya, 16th December 1988. L-R Standing: C.O. Odhiambo, D. Nganga, & P.Kiragu. L-R Seated: M.M. Kamau, M.N. Mbugua, & C.R. Wanderi

Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya, circa January 1989. L-R: Isaac Alusuha Ochango, yours truly Michael Mundia Kamau & Charles Robinson Wanderi

Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya, Saturday, 22nd April 1989. Patrick "Paddy" Kiragu, & yours truly. Paddy Kiragu has always had a sharp sense of fashion. He's been based in Europe since 1994, but we meet & talk regularly

Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya, Tuesday, 23rd May 1989. Peter Clement Omondi Sibondo ("Sibs"), & yours truly. Sibs has been in Spain since 1991. When we speak on the phone, he sometimes forgets & switches to Spanish...!

Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya, 31st May 1989. Adnan Kadhi (not Adnan Khashoggi!), & yours truly. The guy in the background is not on a cell phone...! There were no cell phones in those days!

Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya, Sunday, 18th June 1989. L-R: Charles Robinson Wanderi, Martin "Bishop" Kweyu, yours truly Michael Mundia Kamau, & Patrick "Paddy" Kiragu

Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya, Thursday, 24th May 1990. L-R: Charles Robinson Wanderi, yours truly, John Jeffrey Radido, Paddy Kiragu, & Martin Njogu "Forest" Mbugua. There was a mild earth tremor moments after this photo was taken!