My father coasted through a bustling upper middle-class slum, deep in the heart of Next to Suburbia. Occasionally hooting every time he had to drive past a pedestrian or cyclist. In such a town, where the novelty of the car wore off with the invention of sliced bread, I wondered why he had to toot... Continue Reading →


Wishing is a simple thing. You see something, you desire it, you briefly shut your eyes and utter a few words rich with supplication and conviction, “God, I wish I could get that.” Often times it rarely comes to pass. Especially if it’s something beyond your control or your unbeatable abilities as a relentless go-getter.... Continue Reading →


There’s loads of experiences a woman in Nairobi could classify as unpleasant. While a few more unique ones can be classified as downright awful. And I went through one of them last Friday. See for most Nairobi women when it comes to the worst of the worst, it ranges from getting your hair stuck somewhere,... Continue Reading →


Hmmm, it’s been a while. So, what’s happened? My country is up for a presidential re-election. DJ Mo almost broke the internet after revealing that he had subjected his wife to 5 tests before deciding to marry her. Lewis Hamilton won the Singapore Grand Prix after we, his ride or die fans, prayed and performed... Continue Reading →

The Bright Side of my World

WARNING: STRONG LANGUAGE The world we live in is a crazy fucked up place where anyone fed up with all the vitriol wishes they could pack up and move to the sun. But it’s still our world. And there is a lot happening. Here at home, after the recently concluded elections, protests broke out in... Continue Reading →


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