It’s a wrap: Highlights of my 2017

Woo-hoo! It’s the second last day and last Saturday of 2017, happy dance, everyone 💃💃. I am so overjoyed to pen this today; those of you that know me personally, can rightly guess that right now I’m laughing and smiling so hard at everything around me. Reasons: New Year’s is around the corner, I’m chilling with my favorite paternal cousin, Marie, by the shores of L. … Continue reading It’s a wrap: Highlights of my 2017

Natalie Robi: On Female Genital Mutilation and why literacy help curb the vice

Twenty five and with a mission; to completely eradicate female genital mutilation in  her community as well other harmful cultural practices among them  early and forced marriages. Armed with advocacy and education as her primary tools for social change she hopes to advance the rights of women and girls in Kuria East, Migori County, Kenya. Meet Natalie Robi Tingo, an Anti FGM activist and an … Continue reading Natalie Robi: On Female Genital Mutilation and why literacy help curb the vice

WhatsApp Groups: The good, the bad and the ugly 

There’s this new online texting trend that has me worried. You are most probably in five or more WhatsApp groups. A friend mentioned the other day that he is in many groups and talked about being in a Karatina University class group, the guy gets information on assignments, classes bouncing, exam dates and all the happenings in the school. I found this funny. My friend … Continue reading WhatsApp Groups: The good, the bad and the ugly 

Do It Yourself: How I cured acne in a fortnight 

​For a better part of the second quarter the devil camped at my space in form of stubborn hormonal acne. The condition was so bad that I’d wake up to fresh painful breakouts each morning on my forehead. At first I thought that it was a signal that auntie flow was around the corner but when they couldn’t clear after a week, I started thinking … Continue reading Do It Yourself: How I cured acne in a fortnight 

Thank You

A year ago today I  made my maiden post on this platform. Prior to that, I was such a big head full of a myriad of ideas but afraid to put them down in prose; fear of rejection and I thought this baby would be taken away from me just like the first one by the so annoying hackers. But somehow I threw all that … Continue reading Thank You

CHURCHILL OKOTH: My Demeanour Sells Me Among Comrades

His entry into the runway during the Mr & Miss Maseno auditions last month saw comrades go wild in cheer as ‘Igwe’chants filled the room. It was with no doubt that he is a darling among the comrades, and by far one of the most preferred contestants in the competitive beauty pageant in Maseno University. We caught up with Churchill Okoth a few weeks ago … Continue reading CHURCHILL OKOTH: My Demeanour Sells Me Among Comrades

Of Solitude, Cats & Life On The Fast Lane

Three large vanilla & sandalwood scented candles dimly light up the room. Elizabeth Adler, The House in Amalfi (2005), in my hand. Parker, now awake, gently purring on my laps making me feel all sorts of loved and wanted. My signature big mug of coffee is sitting idly on the  bedside table next to the candles. Then there’s me; in an oversized tee, multiculored fuzzy … Continue reading Of Solitude, Cats & Life On The Fast Lane