The reaction to my early columns was as instructive as it was amusing. What was a medical doctor doing writing about politics and social issues? Where did someone living an ocean away get information about Uganda that was current and at times closely guarded by the rulers of the land? Was I not afraid to offend the rulers, their courtiers or their opponents?
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My writing style was, and still is, based on the KISS principle - Keep It Simple, Stupid! Since I neither went to writing school nor spent a day in a political science classroom, I did not have the skills of the masters who could easily wrestle down a sentence or offer complex
My outlook has earned me a lot of hate mail from both the supporters and opponents of the rulers. A column that reflects my personal thoughts and tentative opinions often becomes a trigger for insults directed at my person and my family.