There’s something about African men; tough exteriors, zero emotions and toxic masculinity. Okay. Not all African men but I swear, almost all of them! Especially our dear beloved Kenyan brothers. Granted, the toughness they harbor is necessary for the world we live in. They have to show that they are men enough even though it … Continue reading How African Dads Can Bond Better With Their Kids!!
It was now 6 days since the incident. Richie was at home thanks to his wife who had immediately got him out of jail for what he claimed were trumped-up charges. She had paid 50,000Kshs for him to be released. On their drive back home, Richie was too chatty and looked nervous. Esther had tried … Continue reading SINFUL LOVE – PART 5
In recent years, the numbers on mental health issues have been on the rise in Kenya. According to a study on ‘The State on Mental Health in Kenya’ by Dr. Kamau Kanyoro, it states that at least one in every four Kenyans suffers from a mental illness at one point in their lives; this is … Continue reading Understanding Mental Health
Here’s a story of hope, love, faith, and perseverance. A story of how to play the cards we are dealt with; of believing in God and not letting your faith quiver. A story that continues to unfold and I am honored to tell it to you today. My cousin Kellen, we call her Kesh, was … Continue reading She has an S on her chest!
At age 22, things had started to look up. His uncle had put in a good word for him to one of his friends who worked at a factory. Favor had gotten employed doing menial jobs 2 weeks after he left home and had now been working as a cleaner for almost a year. He … Continue reading We will never understand (Part 2)
Favor was a misfit from the get-go. He was naughty, incessantly dirty and never followed the rules. He was also a sickly child and always seemed to have a running nose. He was an only child and his mother never appeared to love or care for him. He always felt the resentment geared towards him … Continue reading We will never understand… (Part 1)
My teeth have always been shit for as long as I can remember; thanks to my love-love relationship with the sweet side of life. A love that has been alive and vibrant since I could remember. But it all started when I was a young skinny baby and my pops had mad chums back then. … Continue reading SWEET
2019 has been a relatively good year for me. It started out really shaky and at some point, I lost hope with where the world was taking me. A few months in, the year started to look up, and I could afford a smile. I overcame some tough hurdles, I learned to love myself again, … Continue reading The year that was!
Friends and foes, in equal measure, make your life more fun, more exhilarating and more dramatic in this dreary world. They make you crave communication, fun, adventure, and acceptance. Your friends, to some extent, make you who you are; ‘show me your friends; I’ll tell you your character’ they say. This doesn’t really apply to … Continue reading Friends and foes
Tom was sitting in the dark, smoky and dingy bar by the huge wooden counter downing his fourth beer. He was eyeing a seminude voluptuous girl swaying her hips from side to side in a seductive manner while trying to catch the game on the small TV mounted up high on the wall. He had … Continue reading Broken Love