2019. What’s new?

The year is 2019 and I have taken a long vacation – the longest in a while. I am just getting back to work and life today and I have many thoughts that are banging about my head – with no specific thread. I was recently asked what my resolutions were and to the chagrin …

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Champions for Change: Orienting me to my mission

The past couple weeks have been important weeks for me. It just so happens that November 2018 is one of my busiest months and I have felt more than a little overwhelmed in the past few days than most days – so much so that it has been difficult to function, to get things done. …

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I finally watched Rafiki – and it was interesting

I finally had the opportunity to watch Rafiki, the movie directed by the globally celebrated Wanuri Kahiu. I was invited to watch it at the Canadian High Commissioner’s official residence in Nairobi – a priviledge that I shared with several leading luminaries in the art space. I saw celebrated writer Sitawa Namwalie and Lorna Irungu (both …

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