Brave Heart

The artistic expression requires not just the will to see something come alive but also the bravery to bare your soul to the world. When you create something, it is to a certain degree like pinching off a piece of yourself and sharing it with another person. It demands for a certain level of intimacy…

P’s and Q’s

I was talking to a friend and for some odd reason I sensed that they have achieved a lot in the course of their lives but it was weird for them to talk about it or even celebrate it. And in my thought process I also found out that there are things about myself that…

Dream Job

Have you ever been at the point in your life where you are reflecting on all that you have achieved and realized you wanted something more from life? Something that ignites a fire in you when you wake up and makes you detest sleep when your eyelids want to give way. Something that causes your…

Plastic policy

“Hio ni ngapi?” (How much does this cost?) She asked pointing with her well manicured fingernails while spotting a tailor made skirt suit. She stuck out like a sore thumb. A woman like her should not be in such a place, but there was no way she would pass up this opportunity.  “Kuna ya mbao,…

Learning curves too

So the much anticipated results from learning curves finally came. What I can say is that it was anti-climatic on many levels. For one I did not get the grade I wanted –  I mean who does not want the top most marks right? Secondly I did not know how the marks I got were arrived…

It’s a dove’s Life

Hit the road doves And don’t you come back no more no more no more Hit the road doves…. Yes I am allowed to be this excited because the doves eviction party finally happened and it was a success.  And no doves, eggs or chicks were harmed during the process of eviction. The small window…

Dove Sanctuary

Due to a combination of factors including but not limited to laziness, wrong timing and a friend’s coercion I have failed to evict the doves from the balcony and I feel that I have inadvertently opened a bird sanctuary. I still do not like the idea just so we are clear about this one thing….

Backstory

I find it weird how I came by writing. I think I just wrote lol! No intriguing back story. I was a loner by default meaning it was not intentional.  I did not necessarily chase people away but rather I did not know how to approach people and people also did not approach me. At…