Reading Time: 6minutes You know how you know when something’s about to happen to you? Well… I have been thinking that someone is going to rob me for the past one month. I thought I was going to get robbed as I was leaving the house. I thought about it at Murumbi’s. It’s that inner voice; instinct, that has been preparing me for this moment.
Reading Time: 4minutes Swali imeishi kuwa, Bangi huchizisha? Tactile hallucinations – a perception of having seen, heard, touched, tasted or smelled something that wasn’t actually there…Remember that for later. Growing up, nilipenda kusoma both for class na novels, with time this changed nikakuwa fascinated na obsessed with books and whatever they may hold. Watimo ameniona through this na …
Reading Time: 2minutes Lame revolves around a pair, Lame and Tasha who are trying to present their proposal to a group of sponsors for funding but struggle to do so as Lame’s clumsiness and bad timing keeps getting in the way. From spilling tea on Tasha to pushing her into a pool of mud, this movie kept the audience not only entertained, rib-cracked but also set a standard for how Kenyan movies are produced and celebrated by their own.
Reading Time: 2minutes Chocking on the taste of my blood I’ve fought to stay above surface for so long in out of sorts and my energy is all gone Like a pen gives purpose to paper you’re the reason that I live Im Holding on to straws write a letter on a reed but the tides moving faster …
Reading Time: < 1minute Its 3am in the morning I can’t sleep My mind can’t let me The chaos,the memories unfolding Floating in this flood Yearns to eat me alive They said, “if you pray this will go away” Do you think I want this? my best efforts to explain fall on deaf ears The pillow knows my tears …
Reading Time: 5minutes When sex gets the respect she deserves, and we start having honest conversation about the most beautiful act between people who like and love each other, then I promise a much happier, honest, loving and productive society.
Reading Time: 11minutes I was reborn a feminist. And I want a feminist society.
A society where we can recognize and appreciate diversity, then include everyone in our new eco-feminist manifesto cum eco-socialist where we care about our community. A society where everyone who exists in it can do so equally and we can have more acceptance.
That is the society I want. This is why I am a proud Kenyan Feminist reborn
Reading Time: < 1minute Before I Was Blakk I spoke my grandfather’s language, I enjoyed grandma ‘s food — hence my fear of salt And, I want gold grills. Before I Was Blakk I was regal — a status symbol, I walked tall I now sit behind a cold desk, littered to the brim I call it — I know a Place Where Dreams Go …
Reading Time: < 1minute We’ve seen Nebuchadnezzar’s
whip and the dexterity of it’s wrath, drawing designs of maps on
the skins of our past, we’ve also been told of how dames and popes
who were honored with a badge of truth later danced to beats
resonating from the larynx of demons
Reading Time: 6minutes “I think we both knew this would happen. It was too good to be true. But we were both lost in our heads. Look at where we are, Kenya, baby. Am I supposed to introduce to my parents, as what, my girlfriend? Will you marry me?”
Reading Time: 2minutes Have you felt so angry at yourself by pushing away your soulmate thinking that you are doing things for your both your welfare, have you ever felt alone? Loneliness as result of pulling someone too close so close that you wish the tension would break your rib cage and reveal your lonely cold soul.
Reading Time: < 1minute A little history lesson of the evolution of the sanitary pad. Pads are the most used menstrual management instruments. They are easy to use and accessible in most places. The current ones we use are made up of synthetic but they were not always like that. References to menstrual pads tell the story of women …
Reading Time: < 1minute Hellooooo! And welcome to this month’s topic that we are so excited to delve into. Why this topic, you ask. Well, for starters, it’s a taboo topic! And there’s nothing we love more than taboos. Second, the silence around this topic is too loud! Loud as the pain that more than half of the population …
Reading Time: 6minutes You have been made to believe that the forbidden fruit was a red apple, right?
I mean, when you imagine Eve giving the fruit to Adam, you can actually see her handing him the red apple she got from the snake, no?
If you remember your Sunday school days, the pictures you were shown of the creation story show the tree of the middle as an apple tree with red apples hanging from it.
The snake meanders on the tree and then talks to Eve who eats and… you know the story, the destruction of the earth and humanity.
Permission to call bullshit?
Way I see, these guys just had sex.