Just thoughts

How One Staff Member Changed My Mind About Artcaffe Restaurant

Businesses are made up of people. And people screw up. So inevitably, at some point or another, businesses will screw up. We Kenyans (and I suppose human beings in general) are very good at letting the world know exactly when and how businesses have screwed us over and when we do (usually on social media),… Continue reading How One Staff Member Changed My Mind About Artcaffe Restaurant

Heavier things · Just thoughts

Kenya Needs Radical Surgery, Desperately and Urgently

We now know that a deputy principal of a school known as EL-WAK was the mastermind behind an elaborate scheme that led to the leakage of the national examinations whose contents were ‘watssapped’ faster than DJ De La Creme’s sex tape. The detailed account reads like a crime thriller: Fast paced, plenty of action and a… Continue reading Kenya Needs Radical Surgery, Desperately and Urgently

Just thoughts · Parenting · Uncategorized

Every time she gets naked for the cameras, does Kim Kardashian think about her children?

In this part of the world, people don’t care for the Kardashians. Neither should they. Most of us have bigger problems- like making sense of who stole what from our hard earned taxes (God this topic drives me nuts!) Be that as it may, anyone with a halfway decent internet service provider will have encountered one… Continue reading Every time she gets naked for the cameras, does Kim Kardashian think about her children?

Being a woman

Hollywood Needs More Scandals

Behind every successful woman is another woman who dared. If Hollywood is poisoned with a lack of diversity for good quality roles, then Scandal makes for a powerful antidote. The hit TV series created by award winning TV producer and writer Shonda Rhimes is possibly the best thing that ever happened to black people, particularly… Continue reading Hollywood Needs More Scandals

Heavier things

Yesterday, I watched a video. It broke my heart.

Yesterday, I watched a video. It broke my heart. It reminded me of my Sundays when I was younger. Much younger. Sundays were special days. They were family days. They were the days mum made Mandazis for tea. They were “The Cosby Show” days. All seven of us would gather around the sitting room to watch our… Continue reading Yesterday, I watched a video. It broke my heart.

Just thoughts

#My dress, your choice

I hardly wear miniskirts- mostly because I don’t have Tina Turner or Gwyneth Paltrow or Lupita Nyong’o legs. If I had Tina Turner or Gwyneth Paltrow or Lupita Nyong’o legs, I would probably wear miniskirts a lot more. I would have different shaped miniskirts for my girls’ nights out, lots of multi-coloured ones for the… Continue reading #My dress, your choice

Just thoughts · Sillier things

DO NOT have unprotected sex with Kenyan towels. They will give you AIDS.

There is a list of cheeky answers to dim witted tourist queries that has been doing its rounds on the Internet over the past couple of years. In case you missed it, here is the Kenya Chapter: Q: Does it ever get windy in Kenya?I have never seen it rain on TV, so how do… Continue reading DO NOT have unprotected sex with Kenyan towels. They will give you AIDS.