Storymoja Hay Festival Ends! – Bye, Bye,

The last time I posted, I was caught up in the thick of the festival. The week after that, I was in an another expo.  I’m finally getting a week to connect with the blog! Trust me, I’m not complaining. Busy is a good place to be.  So, the Storymoja Hay Festival ended. If you […]

Blog Giveaway Winner!! – Congratulations

We offered a Ticket up for grabs to our readers.  Thank you Amari Bakery for contributing to the Ticket. Questions were: 1. What type of Oven does Amari bakery use? Answer: A Cookswell Charcoal Oven 2. Impress us with the reason why you really want to go to the Festival. Our Winner!!! Lucy Njeri really […]

Blog Giveaway – One Ticket to Storymoja Hay Festival 2014

The Storymoja Hay Festival is 7 Days Away..they’re moving very fast, Speeding I tell you…. It’s been an exciting journey on my end.  Going through the program, working with the other interns as we prepare to be part of the festival.  We now have our jobs and know what our roles will be during the […]

Storymoja Festival – Interns Meet at the Nairobi National Museum

Saturday was full of fun. All the Storymoja Festival Interns met at the Nairobi National Museum for orientation of the Festival Venue. We also got to meet Mrs. Muthoni Garland, the Festival Founder. She gave us tips on confidence and how to engage an audience. We also met Mr. Wallace Garland who did a fun-filled […]

Somewhere Else by Mathew Shenoda – Poetry Review

Somewhere Else by Mathew Shenoda From the river Nile to the teeming streets of Cairo, from the indigenous, pre-Islamic Egyptian Coptic civilization to an America struggling with its fear of the Arab world, Shenoda’s poems recall the sacred traditions of an ancient, enduring culture as they widen the political conversation surrounding ethnicity, pan-Africanism and pan-Arabism. […]

Storymoja Festival Countdown – Day 29

Countdown to the Storymoja Festival 2014 #GetFestivalTickets Come Meet::: Alexander Nderitu is a Kenyan Writer and IT expert. In 2001, he became one of Africa’s first ‘digital novelists’ with the Internet publication of his signature thriller, ‘When the Whirlwind Passes’. ‘The Nairobian’ newspaper has dubbed him ‘the face of digital publishing in the country’. He […]

Storymoja Hay Festival – Nairobi 2014

We’re gearing up for the Storymoja Hay Festival in September.  When I first got in as a volunteer in June, those months seemed so long.  Now we have less than forty days to the day. Taking a deep breath, whoa.  Truthfully, I’m a bit nervous, but plenty excited. Are you ready?  I hope you are, […]

Volunteering at the Storymoja Hay Festival – Kenyans on Youtube

Research on Youtube/Vimeo June was full of research for us volunteers.  The Storymoja Hay Festival had us looking at Youtube/Vimeo and the impact it has in terms of business and entertainment.  So, June was full of education for me. It’s interesting working in a group, I feel like I’ve been running solo for a while, and […]

The Nairobi 2014 Cake Fest & An Orange Tag Woman

All you can eat Cakes @ the Nairobi Cake Festival 2014 This weekend, I got to attend and participate in the Nairobi Cake Festival 2014.  If you love Cake, this is the place you should have been on Saturday, 6/28/2014.  Tickets were Kshs. 600 – Adults and Kshs. 350 for kids for Advance Tickets, but […]

Volunteering at the Storymoja Hay Festival Nairobi

    The Storymoja Hay Festival I joined the Volunteer team working the Storymoja Hay Festival for the year 2014.  I wasn’t sure what to expect when we had our first meeting, I was definitely a bit intimidated, and nervous.  In the end, it turned out to be an exciting and fun experience.  The Volunteer team […]