Category: Family

  • CITY OF THE SUN

    As soon as I got a glimpse of the outskirts of the city, I knew there was something different about it. For a reason or two I kept staring outside like a villager who had just caught sight of a fortress. Three years I had been away and not once had I felt the feeling […]

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  • BEFORE I WAS A BRIDE

    “Loves me, loves me not.He loves me, he loves me not.” As a little girl, I would pluck one red rose petal after another by the river until there was nothing left.  A simple way to tell if the teenage boy completely out of my league and the one I was head over heels crushing […]

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  • WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS

    Appearances can be the most important thing from time to time. Perhaps this explains why women take forever to get dressed for both special and not-so-special occasions. On this particular morning, Mary wasn’t having it easy. She stood in front of the mirror staring at her image after fitting into the fifth dress and yet […]

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  • NEW BEGINNINGS

    Sometimes things can be so vivid. And so was the one million shillings cheque in my hands. Finally, the betting industry had paid off. I could already see myself setting up a couple of businesses with the money perhaps I will even buy my grandmother that jiko okoa she keeps on requesting. As I held […]

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