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…

Point Zero. The Nairobi Gallery

The Nairobi Gallery The thing about the Nairobi Gallery is that the entrance is at the point where naturally the exit would be. Actually, there is no entry point/gate under where the entrance and the welcome banner is hanged. This is the first indicator that The Nairobi Gallery is not just your typical building, a…

A Day at the Milimani Law Courts

When you have watched over a hundred episodes of ‘Suits’, ‘The Good Wife’ and are currently watching ‘the Good Fight’, you will start wondering, do what we see on these shows have any similarities with how Kenyan courts are run? ‘Do we have Harvey Spectres’ wit in our courts? Objecting to every question and with…

Still on the Kenyan History- Kenya National Archives

Raise your hand if and when the name Joseph Murumbi is mentioned you know who he is without resulting to google Hands down. That is a good number. It is evident that 8-4-4 and history are not wasted on us. “Where is this coming from?”  You ask Well, it’s from the Kenya National Archives. Yep.…

My Maiden Train Ride

I took my first ever train ride. I know I know. Some of you reading this are wondering; ‘So, what’s new? We have been riding trains to work every day.’ Hold your horses all ye train riders and let me explain. While some of you grew up riding trains to and from your errands, I…

Trip to the Nairobi National Museum

Have you been to the Nairobi National Museum? Have you been to the Nairobi National Museum when you are grown? Not on those school trips where all kids do is copy everything on the museum labels for the famous ‘Trip to Nairobi National’ compositions. Remember them? The ones where after the obligatory ” I got up at the…

Whats App?

Do you ever receive those long WhatsApp forward messages where you quickly scroll to the bottom to check if the message says: “forward to 10 people me included.” And because it’s rude not to reply to a message (even though rude is what these texts are), you forward it back only to the person who…