Our people say that you should not curse the land you walk upon. They are right. They are wrong. They have no say on where you step on, but I heard about her. For every time I blink, I imagine what she would look like, her laughter, her touch, her hair…her teeth, her footsteps. When … More Forgiven: Nuru
Loving someone is tiresome. It is exhausting to always think of someone and when you want to call them you realize you have no credit. You brush your teeth and wash your face with cold water jolting those facial nerves awake. You wrap the lesso around your waist because God knows you cannot walk out … More Peaches and Grapes
Rebecca knew Matthew. His smile, the way he walked in long strides, laughed at odd comments in Facebook posts and even how he removed money from his wallet to pay bills. She knew it all, except for why he loathed flowers. She paid three hundred shillings for them. A bouquet of red, pink, yellow and … More Flowers in June
I woke up to two things: a splitting headache and a text from my younger sister. The former was not as serious as the latter,why, well she is in campus and has run out money. I know how being broke on campus especially on a Friday sucks, so ignoring the headache and nausea, I got … More A series of fortunate events
Having guests in Kenya is throwing a feast. If someone drops by to say hello, then you share what you have but if the visit was announced in advance, then it is a state function. Growing up, my Mom, entertained guests and they came in three groups: widows group, estate fellowship and just guests. Now … More The guests have arrived, Kenyan style
I love a good romance story. Nothing eats me up like a fake arrangement that spins out of control and that’s exactly what happened in Virginia Nelson’s “The Penthouse Prince.” Most romance novels are predictable: people meet, some drama takes place and in the end there’s a resolution which leads to a happy ending, kissing, … More Speaking of-The Penthouse Prince by Virginia Nelson
Some books call out to you, like a slice of chocolate cake! I never intended to buy this book. In fact, I swore every time I saw it on the shelf at BooksFirst in Nakumatt. A season of Hell’s Kitchen made me hate this guy so much that my head would explode with the possibilities … More A Chef, a story, and a whole lot of time!