Everytime I’ve come across an English speaker here in Europe, the initial question sometimes delivered with shock has been, “You speak English?” Without skipping a beat, the answer has always been, “Yes […]
Is it so wrong for us Africans to mourn the Queen?
Be intentional this 2022!
It’s the 31st day of January….phew! I’m sure I’m not the only one who thought this day would never arrive. January seems to be the month that keeps on giving. It takes […]
It’s a few sleeps before Christmas, will the Omicron variant put a kibosh on your travel plans?
As we move towards the end of the year, I would suppose we are grateful for life and good health. Despite it being a difficult time, we have made it, and are […]
Getting vaccinated is a personal choice.
The topic of vaccinations is not an easy one to discuss. In these times especially, it is viewed as a polarising and a somewhat controversial topic depending on whom you talk to, […]
Simple but important ways to take care of yourself in 2021
We all went through a lot in 2020. And as we cautiously tiptoe through 2021, we must remember to take care of ourselves, both physically and mentally. If 2020 taught us anything, […]
Where do we go from here? A world is eager to take flight.
I think the real question should be, “Where can we go from here?” It is a great question. Howbeit, the answer really depends on where you are located presently. All across the […]
Nine things I learnt being hospitalized during the Corona pandemic
Can I begin by stating how much in awe I am of medical science; the advancements in research and, the novel treatments. Yet for someone who has been in and out of […]
So you want to migrate to Europe? A ‘why and how-to’ guide
For those who are already migrants. Ever been told to go back to your country? Ever been made to feel like a foreigner? An outsider even? Migrating to another country can be […]
Mourning has broken; grief in time of travel.
How does grief in time of travel feel? It feels sad, a scary lonely place you wouldn’t wish on anyone. There’s panic and the feeling that your life will […]
A few differences between life in Kenya and in the Netherlands
1) You will feel at home: You’re really home. You’re sinking your teeth into familiar food you’ve missed for so long: matumbo (cow entrails) fried tilapia, nyama choma (grilled meat), ugali (maize […]