Coming Up for Air

  Life in Kenya seems to be returning back to "normal". Well, apart from homeschooling-working parents who are juggling many priorities and the obvious 9 pm curfew.   With current events, I am seeking refuge in my beliefs, art and creativity. Lately, I have been spending my IG screentime on Morgan Harper Nichols page. I … Continue reading Coming Up for Air

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed By Jon Ronson

Genre: Non-Fiction, Psychology Publication Date:2016 Social media plays a pivotal role in providing a platform for the voiceless. This is evident with the #BlackLivesMatter movement and other social justice issues that have long been disregarded. However, it also comes with a dark side that we all know about and may have even aided and abetted … Continue reading So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed By Jon Ronson

Serve the People: Stir-Fried Journey Through China by Jen Lin-Liu

Publication Date: 2009 Genre: Food Memoir, Travel Growing up in the 90s and early 2000s, my family enjoyed having Sunday dinners at Dragon's Pearl, a Chinese restaurant in Nairobi's CBD. In its heyday, the place would be packed at lunchtime as it was quite conveniently located and pocket friendly for  business lunch. Sadly, the place … Continue reading Serve the People: Stir-Fried Journey Through China by Jen Lin-Liu

We Are The Weather by Jonathan Safran Foer

In We Are The Weather, Jonathan Safran Foer reflects on the climate crisis from a deeply personal level. The book's title implies that collective individual actions on a socio-political level that will translate in reducing the impact of climate change. For him, it means better choices from the food we eat at breakfast and which … Continue reading We Are The Weather by Jonathan Safran Foer