KENYATTA MARKET HORROR STORIES

If you thought my posts were relatable, think again. Have you ever gone to Kenyatta Market(KM) to get your hair braided, or cut or you were just accompanying someone? First of all, if you happen to be in the surrounding 1km with your hair out open, you’re a mark. You’re like an antelope in the […]

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DISAPPOINTMENT (S)

Disclaimer; (Experiences borrowed from real life people) In life, adulting comes with disappointments. At least when we were young the only disappointment we got was when your parent(s) didn’t buy you something that you wanted. Adult disappointments are on a whole other different level. Their own level. Whether it’s your crush who says they don’t […]

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NJUGUNA WA NJUGU

“ksks ks, Njugu! Njugu! Njugu!” Njuguna has been a hawker for as long as he can remember. Straight out highschool, he started selling njugu karanga(peanuts). On Friday evenings Njuguna meets with his colleagues in the hawking industry and they open a cold one and cheers for better times ahead. kanyam chom, ugali and some kachumbari […]

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STORY TIME: MY FIRST FACIAL !

“Hizo makucha hazikukai,” said the salonist. I don’t blame her, she’s just looking for a customer and damn isn’t she good at it. Initially, I went to the salon to have my hair curled,(those days when I used to go to the salons in town). I don’t know how I ended up on a bed, […]

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SOME BIG BIRD SHIT

A little back story. Every year hundreds of Kenyans join the rest of the world to mark Global March For Elephants, Rhinos and Lions (GMFERL), which is celebrated on October 7. GMFERL is a worldwide call to action to condemn the poaching of elephants, rhinos and lions and the trafficking of wildlife trophies. The march […]

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IGNORANCE IS BLISS

One man’s celebrity is a nobody to another man (#facts)There’s a day I wore a Calvins Klein tank top(thrifted of course) to school and a classmate of mine asked whether Calvin was my boyfriend or my brother. I was shook. Wow just wow! Made me realize that ignorance is bliss. Personally, I didn’t judge him […]

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THE SCAR ON MY LIP

Before anyone else asks me if I have Herpes let me make this clear.I have a scar on my upper lip on the right side and my classmates keep asking me what happened over the weekend. Nothing happened😡(Not that all of us haven’t had Herpes Simplex 1 at some point, maybe a stranger kissed you […]

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