A bizarre thing happened yesterday. Someone stated their intention of marrying me. It wasn’t a harmless statement appended to an amusing tweet or picture of mine. It was a declaration expressed in the real world governed by Kikuyu customs and between the two prerequisite father figures.
I tend to steer clear of dangerous situations. However, on June 11th 2013 I got in touch with my inner warrior. I was pissed. For weeks, the media had been filled with reports of Kenyan MPs pushing for insane salary increments and allowances. Worse of all, they had proposed a motion to have the Salaries […]
In my experience, music and film have the ability to alleviate or crystallize unhappiness. While literature, among other wonderful things, has always shown me that I am not the only one who suffers. How comforting. This year I had the great fortune of reading three amazing books. These are Yann Martel’s “Life of Pi”, J.R.R […]
I haven’t written anything dreadfully meaningful on this blog in ages. My professional life has been pretty intense since my promotion last November and as much as I have enjoyed being creative in that space, this blog is about my other identity, the creative writer. So, save the last few posts, ever since my muse […]
For every person in the world who loves to write, there is another who does not understand the passion behind the action. They’ll watch a writer at their craft, and wonder what it is that compels them to write, when they themselves don’t feel the draw. True writers do so because they love to write. […]