Uzee! Lessons from my 30s….

Uzee! Lessons from my 30s….

I recently turned 31! I wasn’t really excited about it frankly but I was happy to be spending my birthday at home in Kenya which turned out to be the best thing ever. My partner and girlfriends had organised a surprise birthday party for me which turned out to...
Hustle: My life as a hawker!

Hustle: My life as a hawker!

Some of you know me from my days as a journalist, chicken farmer or simply the blogger who shares her tales from Sweden. Whichever category you belong to, thank you for reading. Now, back to what got me typing this blog post. My first job was a Hawker about 14 years...
Racism: Save your tears, Vanessa!

Racism: Save your tears, Vanessa!

I rarely write about such topics on my blog nowadays. Not because am afraid of being labeled an angry black woman ( don’t give a hoot, call me whatever) but because the anger just drains my energy.What you are about to read is based on my experience in Europe as...
Victim mentality and passive-aggressive conversations.

Victim mentality and passive-aggressive conversations.

Have you ever spoken to someone and wanted to strangle them after two words. That was me on several occasions during my visit to my beloved Kenya. I love my country, the warmth of my people and generally all things Kenyan. But let’s face it. Kuna watu wanakuanga...
Use protection if you must!

Use protection if you must!

Dear readers, When I started this blog I had three main objectives, to educate, motivate and rant. This is now the third year and I feel like I had done most of that and covered what I could. I need to grow, and therefore, this blog will be taking a different...