Life happens. Everybody knows that right… A lot of good things happen: promotions, births, lottery wins. Bad things happen too. I’m talking injuries, loss of property, death of a loved one. And these things tend to shape the people we become. To be more precise, the way these things affect us and the way we […]


It has been almost a month since I posted something up! Well, this hiatus is officially over. Many things happened in these four weeks: the last holy days of Ramadhan, then Eid celebrations and spending time with that side of the family (I tell you, no place does Eid festivals like Mombasa!) I got to […]


Do you ever wake up some days and feel ‘unattractive’? You look into the mirror and nothing you do to yourself makes you feel pretty. Even if you did the same thing you did that day you went out and was on top of the world. Have you ever opened your closet and stared endlessly […]


I like solving problems. I don’t like seeing people suffer, especially when I can do something about it. I do not hesitate to give advice or to warn somebody about something, or just doing that something that needs to be done to solve a difficulty. I mean, in another life I would probably have been […]


They say if you expect nothing from anybody, you are never disappointed. I say that is bull. Now I have no doubt that the likes of Sylvia Plath and Patricia McCormick are considered good at coming up with great quotes, but I have a bone of contention with this particular quote. They make it sound […]

Lost but Found 2

I know I know I have been away for far too long. A lot was going on. I was not in balance with my three selves; my spiritual, health and psychological self. It has come to my knowledge that if any of these three entities are not steady, I am most likely to fall apart. […]

Finders, Keepers?

Guys, I came across this question the other day… “While walking on the beach you stumble on a valuable object buried in the sand — say, a piece of jewelry or an envelope full of cash. What do you do with it? Under what circumstances would you keep it?” First of all, I don’t just […]