Remembering 2016 

I really don’t get the hype around the new year. Sure, it’s no longer 2016 and we won’t be writing it down anymore in our notebooks. But isn’t this just a new month, a new day. A continuation of yesterday? Anyway, the new year is the perfect time to reflect upon what happened in the … More Remembering 2016 

Songs of 2016 

Have you ever heard a song that just won’t get out of your brain? You try get rid of it but it just won’t budge? Like that earworm in Spongebob Squarepants. The only way to survive is to listen and sing along to it every other minute, until it drives you and others crazy. People … More Songs of 2016 

Discover Tanzania: Travelling to Dar (by bus!)

Have you ever travelled from Kenya to Tanzania by road? Alone? If you haven’t, then here is what to expect. The first stop is at Namanga border. Beautiful place. Green hills sit comfortably in the background. Their peaks are surprisingly high, kissing the ashy clouds above in a soft sensual way. Here you’ll be required … More Discover Tanzania: Travelling to Dar (by bus!)

A night for Ochuka

I went solely for the poetry. I didn’t know they’d be music too. That Ukoo Flani and Sarabi band would be there. But the most surprising thing I learnt was that none of them was getting paid to perform that night.