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.
What’s most impressive about Wanjiku Nyoike-Mugo, of course apart from how smart she is and I’m telling you she is smart, is how super organised and driven she is. In 2011, before starting her job at the UN, she had already written down the name of the store that dreamed of owning. It’s now 2017 and she is the owner of The Designers Studio, a fashion store in the newly opened Two Rivers Mall situated in Nairobi’s upmarket Gigiri neighbourhood
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…
We are all lined up against the wall, sweating and panting. The warm up session is nothing like we imagined, here there be no jumping jacks or jogging on the spot. We are instead treated to walking pushups, burpees and endless squats. I look around and the women and two men gathered in this room …
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.
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’
From getting the latest local designer duds at new store, The Designers Studio, dancing to some throwback R&B to getting up to date on Kenyanese via Peperuka, We got you covered!