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
It’s easy to get distracted by what people say when pursuing your entrepreneurship journey, how does one deal with naysayers and competitors without losing their head in the process? You must first name your distractions in order to deal with them. Continue reading
In the movie Divergent (2014) there is a scene where the main character ‘Tris’ played by Shailene Woodley is forced to jump into a dark abyss. She hesitates, closes her eyes and takes a leap, after a seemingly endless fall, she lands on a net and her eyes snap open in relief. Continue reading
More often than not there was no room for the artsy child in Kenya’s school system and it’s always a wonder to me when I see someone survive it and making a living off it. As the saying goes, the creative adult is the one that survived. Continue reading
Now that I am back on my freelance grind, you, I can’t help but muse at the great and not so great aspects of working from home. . So in keeping with wanting my fellow freelancers and consultants to prosper I decided to share, here we go…
Should you watch it? please do. Death may be a subject people would rather not dwell on but perhaps questioning it as Kati Kati does, will make us cherish life more. Continue reading
For an African woman, The ability to cook and feed ones family is normally seen and admired as feminine trait and one that falls in the same camp of socially acceptable female behavior such ‘raising well behaved Christian or Muslim children’ and ‘sitting properly’ Continue reading