Tag: Kenya

Newbie

Welcome on-board and once again- congratulations on your new role. Be it a promotion at work, a switch of careers or organizations or you are kick-starting your career. While this can be a very exciting experience, it comes with a lot of anxiety and uncertainties and here’s why… You will have moments of immense self-doubt.…

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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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Nillionaire

There was a time when dreams were hallucinations. Those days when you would wake up wondering if people with salaries used the same purses and wallets that you used, or if their purses were as big as back packs. You were a student surviving on lean budgets then. You questioned if they wore the same…

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Teen love

I spend half of my time in class seven and 8 turning back to ask him the difference between the leeward side and windward side, about windsocks and windvanes, GCDs and LCMs... and all. And every time I looked back, getting right answers from him over and over, I could tell how brilliant our kids would be

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Death beyond death

Only then did I know the pain of losing a child, an even more, losing a child in the University. It’s a death beyond the normal death, because you will look at their peers progressing through life, making it big in the charts of fame, and wonder what your child would have turned out to be had she lived longer.

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