It never gets old…

It never gets old. T-two minutes, the houses grow smaller and fall away with the earth. You struggle a tad to swim through the fluff, before finally gliding – ever so gently – on a sea of still white clouds. It never gets old where the rubber meets the air. You know. That road above…

Things that Yasiin Bey said

It’s been quite a few suns since American musician Yasiin Bey was in town. Of course, a lot of people took time to go and see him at Ebony Lounge in Nairobi. It’s not often you get someone with that slow easy style on the mic, you know, saying things that only your heart could…

Vanessa Mdee takes hold of her destiny

I imagine her palms were sweaty when she told herself over and over and over again that it was the right thing to do. She probably pushed aside the doubts that were running riot in her senses and made her nervous. Doing something that you know feels right deep down is too noble and there’s…

A Bulleit to the glass

If you’ve lived in Africa all your life (pun intended) or nowhere near Kentucky, the name Bulleit will definitely catch your eye. Not because of the bourbon whiskey of course, but simply because it’s a very uncommon name. For instance, how many Bulleits do you know?? See… It doesn’t stop there. Bulleit is just getting…

Amsterdam: the city of Heineken and Black Mambas

My first journey past the Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam and all I could see was chaos. Even though it was the most organized form of chaos you could ever encounter. Let me explain. As the van that picked us up ferried its way out of the highway and into the main streets of the squeaky…