Miss Environmentalist

“I will be a hummingbird; I will do the best I can” Professor Wangari Maathai She is in a crispy white shirt. The kind of white that suggests the person is in a commited relationship to Jik or/and knows how to separate her whites from her coloreds during laundry. I can spot a red belt…

Play Review (Thua Mwatu)

There is a scene in NCIS LA, where the cheeky Renée Felice Smith is asking her fellow team members what they wanted to be when they were five years old. Her mates reminisce in that childish sunny dispositions, how all they wanted to do was to visit Disney land, and other alike happy places children…

While in Kitale…….

As you traverse this beautiful country we refer to as Kenya, you will one day find yourself in Kitale on a loose weekend with nothing much to do. This post is a recommendation for you to make a trip to the Kitale Nature Conservancy and while your time away. For those like me before this…

Play Review (Mboco Nange)

‘Matigio ma hiti mariagwo no hiti.’ That statement, though not sounding much out of context was my favourite line from the just concluded Nairobi edition of ‘Mboco Nange’  a Renegades Ventures production. ( FYI; I have not used that statement yet, but I am still on the look out for an argument that I will…

Chronicles from Maa Land

As an outsider stepping in, all my eyes could see were acres and acres of brown earth accompanied by even more brownish small manyattas broken only by a few small shrubs and trees precariously fighting for survival here and there.  The land is Kwemokoi village. A tiny village hidden in one corner of the expansive…

No Huduma at the Centre

As a Kenyan, it is unequivocal that one day; you will require a service offered at the Huduma Centre. If you are like me, the first service that will take you to the Huduma Centre will be an ID replacement and the Huduma Centre nearest to you will be the one at GPO Nairobi. Retracting…