My Memorable Books of 2018

Happy 2019! I know that it has been a while since I posted a non-book-review. I attended the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) programme at the East African Regional Leadership Centre in Nairobi for the most of December 2018. I have to admit, it kicked my ass, in a good way. So I did not … Continue reading My Memorable Books of 2018

Setting the Reading Refresh Button

Let's face it. August/September has become the new January.  For those going back to school, the feel and thought of new stationery and books often signal the opportunity to write your destiny anew. For stationery junkies like me, it is the perfect excuse to get new pens and notebooks. Well, where I live in the … Continue reading Setting the Reading Refresh Button

Books Set Outside The Western World Vol. 2

Hello from cold and wet Nairobi! The rainy season is finally upon us and there is nothing better than snuggling with your favourite hot drink and a good book.  As a reader over the last two years, I have been keen on diversifying the stories that I have been reading. Hence a while ago I … Continue reading Books Set Outside The Western World Vol. 2

4 Literary Female Characters That Will Inspire You

You have to agree that 2017 has been the year of Diana a.k.a Wonder Woman. To be honest, I have not been keeping track of the DC /Marvel superhero movie releases over the last couple of years. However, her sword-wielding ways, her smarts and her heart for people definitely got my attention. The movie made … Continue reading 4 Literary Female Characters That Will Inspire You

Accepting That I Don’t Have To Know It All

This post is for all the book nerds, bibliophiles, overachievers and all those recovering from the know-it-all syndrome to cut themselves some slack. This post is for all the book nerds, bibliophiles, overachievers and all those recovering from the know-it-all syndrome to cut themselves some slack. Recently, I listened to Steph Crowder’s Courage and Clarity … Continue reading Accepting That I Don’t Have To Know It All