Image Source: Twitter Throughout the week, the socials have been abuzz with news of our first female World Rally Championship (WRC) 2022 Safari Rally winner, Maxine Wahome. When I clicked to open my Twitter app this morning, I saw that a certain ‘Maxine Wahome’ was trending. I got curious. Because that name sounded too familiar. … Continue reading Celebrating my former Student, Maxine Wahome.
Do not get it twisted. I have a father, whom I totally love and revere. Every time this day comes am however left wondering whether I would have preferred a better one than the one I am currently blessed with. My answer is always the same. Yes, the same man I call Dad would still … Continue reading The Meaning of ‘Happy Father’s Day’ for a Daughter Raised by a Single Mother.
Pixabay.com I remember with nostalgia the optimism with which we started this year. I was rostered for duty at 0500am on 1st January, 2020 so my 31st of December 2019 was spent indoors, chilling. My partner was reporting to work at midnight of the new year, she was up by 7pm to begin preparing, given … Continue reading Introducing ZuriChats: When it Rains, Play and Dance in the Puddle
Yours truly This night owl is up, as usual, getting some writing done. I suspect most of us had compiled ‘to do’ lists, missions and objectives for 2020. Well, that was before the COVID-19 pandemic came knocking and everything came to a screeching halt. Here is my account of the build up to that grim … Continue reading My COVID-19 Story: When Reality Hits
Image by Jill Wellington from Pixabay Valentines day is here. I always read your beautiful emails regarding love that mostly leave me feeling nostalgic. I am always more than happy to listen, read and share thoughts on the situations you experience in relationships to help you be a better partner, lover and friend. Loving and … Continue reading Sprinkle some Tender Loving Care this Valentines Day
Pixabay.com It is shocking just how many of us excel in taking such great care of others and constantly neglect ourselves. A few months back, I met a lady, an exhausted looking but pleasant mother of three who chatted me as she clipped her nails away. Her hair was held up in a messy bun … Continue reading Easy Artistic and Creative, life-changing Self Care Ideas
Dear November, Thank you for being ferociously kind. When we began, nothing was very clear about the direction you would steer us in. We bummed in your bus and off we went. It was not the easiest of rides. We encountered high bumps, pot holes reeking of dirty water that splattered on anyone that walked … Continue reading Goodbye November, Hello December
I felt like writing a different post today. About a girl consumed by wanderlust. I left work at 0500am after night shift last Thursday, rushed home and without a second thought, grabbed my tiny, pink suitcase where I quickly bundled two pants, a dress, few tops, 4 pairs of shoes, a few personal effects and … Continue reading Revealed: My Dirty Little Secret
7 years ago today, I fell in love with an extraordinary soul, more than 3,200 kilometers away from me. I had heard all sorts of scary stories about online dating, long distance relationships and I had sworn to never fall prey to any of those situation-ships. Unknown to me, fate ensured my next love adventure … Continue reading 12 Remarkable Ways to Make your Relationship Last