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Garden planning

When last we left the garden, it was pretty much a blank canvas. What a delight! I had a long list of plans in my head even before we moved in, but I wanted to sit and see what I could observe before I did anything permanent. 1,807 more words


What's In A Name? Answer: A Lot Of Things

Once upon a time. A long ass time ago. This one guy named Gikuyu was created by God. God then created a wife for him, Mumbi. 682 more words


#KOTs should first remove the log in their own eyes before they can point fingers at #CNN!

#SomeoneTellKOTs to first remove the log in their own eyes before they can even say #SomeoneTellCNN!
Kenyans were livid and angry towards the CNN because of a CNN reporter who said that US President Barack Obama was coming to Kenya, a country that is “a hotbed of terror”. 773 more words

Case in Point: Radiolab's "Mau Mau" Broadcast

In my immediately preceding post “The War to End All Wars,” I claimed that because of greater transparency about our motives for fighting wars as well as their horrible costs, we may be more open now than earlier to a reexamination of the past with a critical eye. 62 more words


Dear Moses Kuria Hypocrites

It has been astounding to observe the unfolding of the ‘Panga’ story. The condemnation, outrage and criticisms trickled in at first then they came in droves and now the entire nation is awash with rebuke. 207 more words

They Should Have Spared Us Tom Mboya, If Not For The Nation, Then For Luos.

July 5, 1969. A cold Chilly morning, as narrated by Mohammed Amin’s son, in the ‘Man who moved the World’ a sneak into his notes, moves a man to tears. 649 more words