What Years Do To You

When we are children, so many decisions are made for us: what food we eat, the school we go to, the clothes we wear, the time we should be back home, the friends we hang out with and what church to go to. We are taught to follow instructions without questioning them because that is […]

Waithera, My First Love

She looked at me directly in the eyes and asked if it was true that I had asked her out (through her friend), rendering me tongue tied. My 14 year old self had never imagined to ever hear such words from a girl. I was the shiest boy I knew in the world, and here, […]

Growing Up To Be A Man

The world is moving fast, and life is moving with it. I am 25 and a few months old, battling it out with 7 billion souls. I’m going through a difficult time, that of transitioning from parental care to self-independence. Growing up as a first born in Africa, there are so many pressures on you. […]

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