18 Sep

STOP CAPTURING MOMENTS, ENJOY THEM!

Lately, I made a decision to eventually go pro as a photographer and to eventually take up photography for life! But as I thought about it all, I had to grapple with the thought that for a long time, I have been finding myself feeling rather envious of people who don’t have to take...
21 Aug

UAEven Know it

Even before we landed, the heat was already stroking my face. It is insanely hot. At the Dubai International airport, a guy was yelling in Arabic to passengers. ” Milly, one of my travel buddies, kept repeating what he was saying, like a typical light skin. The drive from the airport to our apartment...
16 Jul

Basic Tips while visiting Lamu

If you are an extrovert, one of the highlights of travelling is you meet people from various walks of life. Some are just for the moment while others end up being travel buddies for life. The first person I interacted with once I landed in Lamu was an American called Rebecca. You should  see...
26 May

Hair Crush

I keep telling Waithira that she is real life goals. Her physical beauty is directly proportional to her beauty upstairs. I met her about three years ago. She is incredibly smart and confident, as evidenced by some serious career moves she has made since I’ve known her. Her career, however, is just the tip...
05 May

Shrinkage Hacks

Photography by Sam Mulwa (@mulwa_) Betting has gone viral. There are people that consider betting a side hustle. Someone will owe you cash then when you ask them what their plan on paying back is, they respond with sports pesa. No shame whatsoever. Sportspesa has become very enterprising that recently a betting magazine was...
03 Mar

Here goes Tanzania!

I love sleep. Does sleeping early ever work? No. seriously. Does it? I’m the snooze button champion. The snooze button is the only thing I tap on the regular. Waking up in High school was a nightmare. We used to call sleep “Mtuno”. If someone is going to sleep they will say “Naishia Kutuna.”...
06 Jan

“Leap of faith”

I woke up one fine morning and I decide I want to skydive. Spontaneous. Right? I have a list of items I would love to do so bad like sun basking at the Bora Bora beach, swimming with dolphins, live in abroad for a year specifically a country where people are perplexed by my...
28 Dec

Natural Hair is Unprofessional?!

Ever sat down and wondered what’s wrong with morning people? What kind of magic alarm wakes them up? The moment my alarm goes off I get into a foul mood. I am not kidding. I know! I KNOW! It’s a brand new day and I am grateful but am I mandated to smile? I...
18 Nov

Featuring Marie Saru

Hello Naturals!! I trust that you all had a wonderful time? Introducing my very first hair crush Miss Marie Saru! When some of us see a beautiful woman, we assume she gets it easy. Well, meet Marie Saru, devastatingly beautiful, resilient and also my hair mentor (if there is anything like that). Marie, a...
30 Oct

Natural Hair Problems?

Have you ever gone to the salon and seen a little girl causing drama?? You see, I was those six or seven year olds that have to be pinned down by either their moms or hair stylists in order to get their hair done. I would, arch my back, scream or even worse, scratch...