Sam Floy

Interesting posts about start ups, East Africa and fried chicken

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Shoes

For the most part, I dress incredibly boring.

I’d say 280/365 days a year I wear the same (type of) blue chino trousers, and will rotate a few basic T-shirts/ jumpers depending on the season. Which in Kenya, ranges from bit chilly – quite hot – pretty hot.

When it comes to shoes, I was very much the same, basically something comfortable (yet undistinctive).

This changed when I met Julius.

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Performing stand up comedy

On 14th November, in a packed out upstairs room in a pub near London Bridge, I was about to get on stage and deliver my first set of stand up comedy. After a wink from the MC, I stepped on stage, took a deep breath, and let the supportive cheers from the audience die down as I cleared my throat to begin to speak.

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How to know if where you live is “up and coming”: fried chicken vs. coffee shops

This was a piece that I first published on Medium, and which went on to be covered by numerous newspapers, broadcasters and even BBC Newsnight.

You can read the original Fried Chicken Map article here.

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