Life , Photography
Picha Tales: Mining a Green Fortune

In early 2020 as part of my consultancy for a USAID funded program, I visited Taita Taveta county. A beautiful coastal county known for a lot of natural beauty. Most of the beauty I had seen on the ground was wildlife, landscapes and a flavour of coastal hospitality. I didn’t know mining was big business

Adventure , Photography
Picha Tales: Swimming with Dolphins

Last year I went to Diani for a break. I opted to visit the South Coast of Kenya because I hadn’t explored it. The only time I had been to Diani was on an office retreat over a decade earlier. I was not disappointed. The hotel  I went to had a package deal to go

Life , Life Lessons , People who Inspire
Women who Inspire Me: Mary Mwangi

I was twenty-two years old when I met Mary. I was working as a burgeoning copywriter in radio and I had scripted an advert and was still unfamiliar with the voiceover talent available to me. When my boss and the client signed off on my script I needed to find a female voiceover whose voice

Inspiration , Life , Life Lessons
Women Who Inspire Me: Marie Rarieya

Big Hearted My first recollection of my Aunt Marie was walking in my childhood neighbourhood and she was holding my hand. From time to time smothering me with hugs and kisses. Other than my mother and siblings I had never received so much unconditional affection. She would tell me stories and she would sing to

Business , Communication
Who are you Talking To?

Imagine you are a performing artist at a concert with multiple stages, with artists from across the world performing various genres of music. You are die-hard roots and reggae performer. You have long flowing locks and prescribe to the faith of Rastafari. You decide to dedicate your first song, a rendition of Bob Marley’s Iron,



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