It’s my favorite day of the week and my working hours have come to an end. So, I am celebrating it by drinking some tea as I contemplate the tasks that await me tomorrow. I am listening to Hozier’s Nina Cried Power as I write this and take small sips of tea, waiting for the … More Updates on the Writing Life
The gods of writing have summoned me back to this blog. I keep telling myself that I will write and share my experiences but with an immersive work schedule that goes all through to ten o’clock in the night, there’s barely any mental attention left to share between writing and my nightly cup of coffee. … More A difference of opinion
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!
Earlier this month, I applied for the Sauti ya Dada Workshop and I was excited when they accepted my application and invited me to the workshop. I got on a Guardian tablet and braved six and a half hours of travel to be in Nairobi. Why? I love writing and this was an opportunity for not … More Why do you write?
Diana hated two things about work: going to work and delays in salaries. What could have been an early and brief meeting, turned out to be a complaints session. Duncan, the new HR Assistant, bore the brunt of it all. How could salaries delay by a week? Why couldn’t the Accounts team prepare everything before … More Monday: There is no such thing as romance
Saturdays are slowly becoming my update days. I cannot seem to shake off the urge to post about updates on both my writing and reading life. A friend told me that I have a very rich reading and writing life but need serious intervention on a social life. My response to that is: So, … More Updates on the Writing 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