Flying was a phenomenal only the rich understood. The rest of us would have the entire village escort you to the airport even if you were going to Lagos. What is even worse is if you were part of the villagers doing the escorting and not the one flying out. You looked on with envy wondering if you would ever get to fly…Then Jambojet came along. [Read more…]
Have you ever dreaded taking a shower because it’s awfully cold? Don’t worry I won’t ask you to raise your hand. Or stand up. There is no victimization here. Well, I’ll admit I have. When it’s drizzling and foggy outside you need a lot of motivation to take a shower.
I grew up in Nyeri and went to school in Kikuyu. These two are among the coldest places in Kenya. Let me tell you there is nothing as traumatizing as hearing the shower head cough for a few minutes before it spurts ice cold water on you. In school, I learnt to try all sorts of things to make showering a better experience. I bought different soaps and body lotions just to spice up bath time – and get my mind off the ice cold water 🙂 [Read more…]