Grief Life Life Lessons
Kenya, We Need to Talk!

I haven’t been feeling well, mostly fatigue which eventually manifests in illness. My mind just needed a shutdown, so engaging it in thought and reflection has been a bit of a fight the past two weeks. I am still on the mend, but my mind has rebooted (slightly), giving me time to sit and reflect

Kenya Life Life Lessons
Lessons from the 2022 Kenyan Election

Yesterday was interesting. This was the third time I have voted in a national election. The mood was very glum for the first time, and apathy lingered thick in the air. It was the culmination of two successive years of corruption scandals, a skidding economy and hardships, a pandemic and nauseating political campaigns. Kenyans have

Life Life Lessons
How Do We Fix It?

A friend of mine is an environmental journalist extremely passionate about climate change reporting. Throughout the year they have been seeing a steady growing tension and hostility towards them. Just last year when visiting the same areas, there was no hostility they experienced. People were open and were more interested in having their stories told,

Business Life Life Lessons
Invaluably Talented and Unashamed!

Last week I shared the realities of generation ‘Y’ and ‘W’s plight. Brilliant African professionals with over a decade of professional experience worn proudly as a badge of honour but considered financial liabilities for companies. Since that post, I have had several conversations with friends and colleagues, which have provoked me to dig deeper into

Life Lessons Photography
Picha Tales: Holiday Dreaming

I took part of last week off, it was meant to be the whole week, but there was too much pending work that I needed to squeeze in to focus on rest. Serendipitously, three additional days were added to my weekend, spilling into a really short week this week. Did I rest? Not really. You



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