Single & ready to mingle. Overview Some time ago, I wrote a very interesting blog post. In it, I discussed a bit of the mess that is Nairobi’s dating scene, and I even went as far as giving some suggestions on how we can begin to untangle this city. However, it dawned on me thatContinue reading “I joined tinder for a day and this happened”
Firstly, I will start by making it clear that I believe sex work is dignified work. You see, many times when people argue that sex work is not work, they say things like sex work is ‘self-debasement for profit’, or that sex work is ‘the reduction of self to be used as an object by others’, and my response is, isn’t that the definition of every single employment position?
No matter where you are, there you are. I’m starting off this blog post fully cognizant that I haven’t posted an article in well over 3 months. When I started this website, we were knee deep into a whole panoramic, and I thought writing lifestyle & opinion articles would be a good way to copeContinue reading “5 months in Diani + life update”
Mwenye radhi hasumbuki
He who is blessed is not disturbed.
“Njia ya siku zote haina alama” An everyday path has no signpost. Experience makes things easy.
We’re no longer slaves, but we sure ain’t free.
“Cities are like people, constantly showing their different personalities”. For a lot of us who live in Nairobi, we may sometimes feel as though the city isn’t as exciting as we’d like it to be, or that we occasionally need to get out of Nairobi for some ‘fresh air’. I am writing this blog post,Continue reading “5 THINGS TO DO IN NAIROBI CBD”
One thing about me, I belong to the wind.
Life is a journey, and I’ve already set sail.
When Bensoul said ‘sinema zao ni telenovela’, he meant it.
When I held the first physical copy of my book, all I could think was, wow, I wrote myself into existence.
I recently counted all the things I own, and this happened.
In this blog post, I’m talking about the (mis)conceptions we have with regards to dating in Nairobi, and a separate idea of ‘sex demons’.
Here’s a story about a girl who had a poem and a dream. Enjoy!
Is money really a boomerang?
Potential: Exponetial. I recently had a conversation with iconic Kenyan rapper Juliani, and here’s everything we talked about!
For a year, I did a good amount of budget travel across East Africa. In this blog post, I tell you how I did it.
I recently came across a Kiswahili exercise book from my school days, here’s an insha I found written in it!
This is a post about all the lessons I have learned as I have been writing my poetry book. It might serve as a guide to beginners in the literary world on what to expect.
My name is Mumbi Macharia. People know me as a performing spoken word artist, and this blog is to let you inside what goes on in my mind when I’m not on stage. I write about mostly interesting stuff, I promise.
Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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