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Passing Through Podcast

Passing through podcast is one of my favourite podcasts ever. The podcast is hosted by Nneka Julia who is a photographer extraordinaire. In Nneka’s own words, Passing through podcast is “a podcast about revelations and wisdom collected through, travel, conversation and self-education.”

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Explore Nairobi

McMillan Library Tour

I know what you’re probably thinking. Library tour? Sounds kinda meh and boring, right? Hear me out though. Libraries are a treasure trove of history and knowledge. And the McMillan library in Nairobi is one of the oldest and largest libraries in Nairobi.

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Explore Nairobi

Amani ya Juu

Have you ever had one of those days where you decide to toss the careful itineraries and just explore and discover random spots in your city? That was me a few days back. And that is how I stumbled upon the lovely gem that is Amani ya Juu.

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An ode to Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross is many things. An actor. A fashion icon. An activist. Daughter of a music legend. But to me she represents so much more. Tracee is the physical embodiment of true joy and self acceptance.

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Book Reviews

Born a Crime

It is apt that the day I turned the last page on Trevor Noah’s fantastic literary debut happened to be Mother’s day. Born a Crime is a story of many things.

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Personal

My body is not for your consumption

Last week as I was walking into the office on a particularly sunny and cheerful morning, wearing one of my favourite patterned shift dresses that hits just above my knees, a strange man who I’d never spoken to before got right in my face and told me to make sure to wear a dress that […]

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Book Reviews

The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives

I can’t remember the last time I felt as frustrated reading a book as I did reading The secret lives of Baba Segi’s wives.

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Travel Diaries

Summer Vacation in Dar es Salaam

This year for my birthday I only wanted one thing: to spend my birthday by the ocean, communing with the waves.