It is 1:00pm as I write this and the sun is having a family re-union here in Mbita. How are you doing? How was your Valentine’s day? I’m asking because the last time we talked, I briefly touched on traveling to Homabay County and the possibility of relocating to the county for work. Well, my … More Inspired by a telephone conversation
Can we just take a moment and appreciate this moment right here? Happy Saturday world, or should I say blogiverse? Well, it’s been a minute (as Kenyans, Nairobians in particular love to say when they haven’t seen you over two years) and I have so much to share and adventures on the road that involve … More Aki si I have been quiet!
I love festivals! This year, the National Cultural Celebrations are taking place in my county, Kisumu. So, there was no way I was going to miss out on this and it was quite an experience that I had to capture so many moments until my battery died. The events dates are: 19th-23rd September 2018 at … More Cultural Celebrations in Kisumu
Let me tell you about the time when eating sim sim saved my life. This was around 2013 and I was working for an organization that had just embarked on community entry in Siaya. It was my duty to work with the local administration and this included doing a census of every village I was … More How Sim Sim saved my life
Hello, it feels good to be writing this afternoon. I’ve been on the road for the past twelve days and bits and pieces of my journey has stayed with me. I was working in Migori county and visiting various communities in the eight constituencies has been a thrill. So, before I digress, I’ll share some … More Migori: My stay in pictures
It’s been one of those weeks spent on the road. I’m anticipating another two weeks on the road, but so far, what’s suffered most is my writing. I can make my daily journal entries but anything to do with creating short stories or generating new ideas becomes difficult when all you do is talk about … More Keeping it Short
It’s been a while. More like a mile, but here I am sitting on this bed in a hotel room, braids hanging on my shoulder, thoughts keeping me company. I was in Mwilala, some place in Khwisero in Kakamega. I’ve been to many more wards in this county, Bungoma, Siaya and a bit of Kisumu … More A song in the rain