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Obama just named me the Dump Czar

You can’t go to any website these days without someone mentioning Ebola. It’s nearly impossible to find non-ebola related stories to dump. I am going to try and let you escape the fear-mongering for a bit while I share with you some links that are ebola-free. 1,442 more words

Long Reads

The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

My husband’s father is a huge fantasy reader. He has always sang the praises of the Wheel of Times series and recommended it to me multiple times. 701 more words


Childhood in the Seventies II

In 1979 I was a thirteen year year old kid with one friend and plenty of enemies. I spent my nights doing my homework or cutting out articles from the Guardian and sticking them in scrap books (yes, really). 439 more words

Wedding Story

A Little About Myself . . .

Who am I?

Well. Quite frankly, I am still trying to figure that one out myself. As I am only a young sixteen year old girl, as far as I know, I am just a girl who has a passion for the culinary arts. 309 more words


The In Between - Part II

Bad things are important. They’re chum to the creative beast. Especially to the poet, the novelist, the painter, the wanderer. Suffering equals inspiration. Pain is often good. 301 more words

New York

Review: Hot Art: Chasing thieves and detectives through the secret world of stolen art

What do you mean? It is TOO hacking-related. Wait till you learn how great art is used to launder drug money, how it’s exchanged for illegal weapons, how it’s sanitized as it travels up the chain from B&E artiste to stately auction house. 920 more words


Tea farm evictees brace for legal battles as colonialists blamed for forceful evictions.


(Article originally ran in two parts in the Standard on Sunday on October 12 2014)

Kericho, unlike the rest of the greater Rift Valley does not pride itself of having the best athletes. 3,050 more words

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