Gratitude series…

Confession! Number 8 was reserved. But I have taken it for me. Not myself really, let’s call it a note from the editor in chief-ess. When I heard the first Christmas Carole on the last day of November, it hit me that the baby in 2017 had grown to old age real quick and would…

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Gratitude Soupçons….

By and large, 2017 was an amazing year for me. This is a collection of short notes to the people who propelled me to high heights, and the people who held my back at the lowest of moments. It is my way of saying THANK YOU! Ps. This is a continuation of the gratitude challenge…

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Freckles

To tell the story of happy endings without the struggles and choices that ultimately lead to the happy ending is elusion at another level. To tell the story of loving deeply and believing in the promise of an endless passionate love without appreciating and understanding that young love can be tragic and heart-breaking is deception.…

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There you are

I was in campus, young, aggressive and ambitious! I sat across the table in utter amazement; wondering what people did and how they did it to achieve half of what he had in twice his age. He had landed a dream job in a dream company right after his undergrad studies. And he was the…

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Politically incorrect…

And behold we have the President of the Republic of Kenya. What a week! Allow me to take you just a few steps back, the weeks before the week! For purposes of this post, we shall start by some quick definitions. An ordinary household– This was a household whose main political interest was either Baba,…

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The coulda boyfriend

...Between the meet and  happily ever after, we swing between coulda, woulda and  shoulda circumstances. Am I sure? Can I stand this? Who does that? What kind of girls has he been dating? He is so clueless it hurts

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Diaries…of social media

...it has a green patch. The shade that I wear when I scroll down newsfeed and wonder how people can have a life so perfect. I walk down the insta-stories in this shade, exploring streets of others who have perfected the art of creating glamour in gloom. Of masters and mistresses who know no life struggles

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Diaries…At my age

I am guilty of having periodic attacks of ‘at my age’ disorder. As a typical mid-twenties millennial stuck between making the best out of her life, and doubting her capabilities just because her peers seem to be doing better. As a corporate baby struggling to strike a balance between settling in her career or pursuing other fields of…

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Diaries…of relationships

Hello brilliant readers! Today, we shall talk about those questions which do not have answers and leave you doubting your brilliance. When parents, grandparents and the larger society gang up to ask you why you are not getting married. You have the job, the house, the car, and you are a nice person. But then,…

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