Is there hope beyond August 8th?
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Is there hope beyond August 8th?

As Kenyans get ready to cast their votes tomorrow, there remains an almost tangible anxiousness that permeates the atmosphere… what next? Continue reading

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12 Weeks of creativity: The Artist Date
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12 Weeks of creativity: The Artist Date

This Friday, I took it upon myself to indulge in an ‘artists date’ inspired by Julia Cameron’s book The Artists Way. An Artist Date is solo excursion aimed at fueling ones creative juices by self nurturing your inner artist.

I decided to watch the play, The Room of Lost Names by Sitawa Namwalie. It was mind blowing. Being by myself saved me the usual commentary I would have indulged in if with a friend, especially during those awkward moments in Kenyan plays where actors stare into the distance but are actually looking directly into your eyes. Continue reading