I feel I owe you an explanation

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 […]

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Of Babes in Capes: What I Learnt from Female Superheros

I love cartoons and comic books. Always have. These days, if I come across these New Age cartoons on telly or in a publication, I give them a chance if the characters look half-way decent (I’m sorry Chowder, you and your lot look far too scary.) She-Ra, He-Man, Captain Planet, Gargoyles, Popeye, Archie & Veronica, […]

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One day I wrote for the LA Times Magazine

This is how it happened…. Last month LA Times Magazine requested UP Magazine to recommend a Kenyan band and track for their June 2011 music issue. They wanted between 30-50 words describing both the band and the song. My boss felt that this was right up my alley since I handle all things Arts & […]

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Women (in & of) The Media

For the last two days I’ve been attending #wamnairobi, a series of talks and meet ups organised by Women, Action and the Media (WAM!). The organization connects and supports media makers, activists, academics and funders working to advance women’s media participation, ownership and representation. Visit their site here The talks were part of a series […]

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