Olympus Art by Mike Omondi

Mike Omondi Mulinya is an artist focused on painting and mix media on canvas. He is the owner of Olympus Art and is based in Ngara, Nairobi. He often documents his progress on canvas on Instagram. You’ll often find a work-in-progress post and project-complete post on his feed. What I love most about his workContinue reading “Olympus Art by Mike Omondi”

The Client Meant for Me

Her biggest challenge in life, was not running a business, she was managing that. No, her challenge was getting a decent access road, one that didn’t flood, or get muddy with each flash of rain. She needed money to fix the access road to their home. Her business could not afford it as an expense, yet. She couldn’t get a loan, so it was not a quick fix.

David Maloba – Illustrator in Kenya

I’ve been lucky to be introduced to awesome illustrators this month. This post today features another artistic talent based in Kenya, David Maloba. His art is fresh, and certainly, up and coming. I sent him a few questions for this interview, which he was glad to answer. Read on to discover what he has toContinue reading “David Maloba – Illustrator in Kenya”

How to Invest in Real Estate in Kenya by Kariuki Waweru

On this post, we celebrate and feature one of Kenya’s Registered Valuers, Kariuki Waweru. He has written an invaluable book on How To Invest in Real Estate in Kenya. This book has a wealth of information on how to invest, tips on home ownership in Kenya and how to navigate the confusing world of loansContinue reading “How to Invest in Real Estate in Kenya by Kariuki Waweru”

Humphrey Osoro – Comic Artist & Graphic Designer in Kenya

Are you curious about what it’s like to be a Comic Artist and Graphic designer in Kenya? I’m excited to feature Humphrey Osoro who fits both of these titles. There was a time I thought I’d try to be a comic artist ( manga-ka – CLAMP had inspired me at the time) but the drawingContinue reading “Humphrey Osoro – Comic Artist & Graphic Designer in Kenya”

Saturday afternoons in the Flower garden

Today, our favorite companions, two white cats, with the most expressive eyes.  I, most times, believe they understand every word we say.  They’re both girls and get those moments when they huff and walk away…..clearly, they’re speaking here. I saw them playing in the flower garden and it reminded me of another Saturday not tooContinue reading “Saturday afternoons in the Flower garden”

Art Adventures at the Hotel Waterbuck-Nakuru

  It feels like it’s been a while since I went on a road trip, so this was incredibly fun.  Nothing on the mind, but being on the road, noting random things, lush green scenery and that family of zebras, having their lunch.   Nakuru was rainy when we got there, so our contact sentContinue reading “Art Adventures at the Hotel Waterbuck-Nakuru”

3 Important Things for Kenyans to Remember

I’m guilty of falling into a dark repetitive cycle when what I expected doesn’t happen, or changes into what I didn’t want.  #ElectionsKe is a great example of jumping into this dark repetitive cycle that leaves you spinning on the same spot. Questions like, ‘Why is this happening?’ ‘Can’t they just stop or agree?’  ‘OhContinue reading “3 Important Things for Kenyans to Remember”

The Unaffected Resolve – A 254Comic

The Unaffected Resolve by Humphrey Osoro The Unaffected Resolve is an ongoing fantasy/action graphic novel series that takes you into the mind of Lisa Sagini, a lieutenant in the Kenyan army, her apprentice ,Orville Mukau, and the mysterious cat creature that accompanies them through their adventures as they try to survive the horrors thrown againstContinue reading “The Unaffected Resolve – A 254Comic”

Day 6 – Laughing until my stomach hurts

Funny ha-ha Do you consider yourself funny? What role does humor play in your life? Who’s the funniest person you know? 6- Laughing  until my stomach hurts When was the last time you laughed until you felt you’ll pee your pants? Think about it.  Really stop and remember that moment, and why you laughed untilContinue reading “Day 6 – Laughing until my stomach hurts”