The Girl Who Beat ISIS by Farida Khalaf

Title: The Girl Who Beat  ISIS: My Story Author: Farida Khalaf Translator: Andrea C. Hoffman Page Numbers: 224 Publisher: Square Peg, Vintage Publishing Publishing Date: July 6, 2016 I truly believe that situations never occur by accident...The other day I caught a re-run of the TV series, Bones and this particular episode, Brennan and Booth … Continue reading The Girl Who Beat ISIS by Farida Khalaf

When was the last time you sang the Kenya National Anthem ?

...And I mean really sing it with your whole being as if you got just one shot to get into Kenya's Got Talent? ...As if you knew each and every word in both English and Swahili (all three verses inclusive)? ...And for a minute, it is as if you were transported back to 12 December … Continue reading When was the last time you sang the Kenya National Anthem ?

Terrorism On My Mind

I am one of those people who take time to adapt change. I love my comfort zone, routine, knowing  what goes where in my spaces...so when all these terrorists decide to raid my country, I am not a  happy person. If you have been keeping up with the Kenyan media,  you will probably know that … Continue reading Terrorism On My Mind

Reflections on the Westgate Siege

Reader beware: this is one of those posts where my thoughts maybe a bit of a mish-mash. September 21,2013 was a regular Saturday . I attended the morning service at my local church.  Thereafter everyone seemed to be in good mood, sharing about their long week at work and school, why they did not attend … Continue reading Reflections on the Westgate Siege