I Have To Care – It’s Harder Not To
For months I have buried myself in client work and deliberately walked away from writing. Yes, most of the work that I do as a communication specialist is writing, but it was easier writing for others, than sharing my bare thoughts. That vulnerability which I revelled in for years; for the past few months started
Communication May Not Be The Problem: Have You Looked At Your Operations Lately?
When I started as a copywriter on radio and the novelty of working in media wore off. I started to notice a trend, organisations would push for advertising without an understanding of its messaging. We developed radio campaigns for various products and services from SMEs to multinationals. There was always drama with marketing and brand
Karma the Unhelpful Bitch
Otin, cupped his hand and looked at his nails and shrugged. He lifted his pinky and shoved it up his nostrils in a violent act. His finger wiggled in his crinkled nostril, his eyes darting from side to side. It looked as if he was looking for something lodged up in his brain he was
Where is Musau?
“Konzooo! Konzooo!!” The persistent jocular call of her husband was haunting Consolata. She was playing it over and over in her head, she hadn’t heard him call her that in almost a month. His absence became more apparent when she didn’t see him a week ago as scheduled. Every 3 weeks Musau would spend the
Of Swvls and using the Gents
I forgot to book my Swvl in good time after a long day at work. I was working from a client’s office in Hurlingham and all the rides from Yaya Centre were fully booked. The ones available were hours away. I wasn’t going to wait that long. The only other option at a decent time was
Lodwar Chronicles – Part 1
When I heard I would need to go to Turkana for work, I was elated. I had never been there and had always wished to go. It’s weird to say this, it’s part of Kenya, but for years has been extremely remote and the road trip stories I have heard and been told of first