Finding solace in the things you love to do

Yesterday as I was walking in one of the rugged, laid-back streets of Mombasa, I came across a flute player. Not a professional flute player. Not those talented beggars or underground artists who play their musical instruments next to a bowl that has a note attached to it asking for a donation. This was a … Continue reading Finding solace in the things you love to do

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Of the champions league final and the heartbreaks in football

  Eight days later, I'm still sore at the result of the champions league final. The most decorated competition in Europe's top leagues, winning the champions is a dream for every football player. It was at this year's final that Real Madrid won the this title for three consecutive times, a record that won't be … Continue reading Of the champions league final and the heartbreaks in football

Why you will make it despite the difficult times

I was playing outside our home with some of my friends. As the fun went on smoothly, someone pushed me into a gaping hole on the ground. As I fell, I expected to hit the ground immediately. But I didn’t. I kept plunging head fast into nothingness. I screamed in terror. That didn’t help. I … Continue reading Why you will make it despite the difficult times

Why we should always learn something new everyday

Have you ever had the feeling that you know nothing? You are the silent member in a group discussing a particular issue. You try to follow the conversion but your brain just can’t make head or tail of it. Eventually, you resort to nodding incessantly and occasionally raising your eyebrows to show that you understand. … Continue reading Why we should always learn something new everyday

On the contentious issue of Homosexuality in Kenya

There has been much debate over the past few months about homosexuality in the country. The issue was recently revived by the Kenya Films and Classifications Board (KFCB), which banned a movie (Rafiki) on the grounds that it promoted lesbianism. It came as a surprise to me because there are lots of foreign movies/television series … Continue reading On the contentious issue of Homosexuality in Kenya