Melee
Previously in Kagwe’s World… Sometimes, life hands you a gift when you’re not looking for anything. You’re just going about your business, worried about the same old things. Am I burning throu...
The Envelope
Previously in Njambi’s world… Kagwe . The gust of wind blowing through the J.K.I.A parking lot feels like that pop and fizz of a beer being opened. I’ve just landed from Khartoum; my hot...
Vacay
Previously in Njambi’s world… The smell of gasoline so soon after breakfast makes my stomach roil. We are at a gas station off Waiyaki way filling up for a trip over the long weekend. It i...
Elementaita: Pink Lake Man Treehouse
Synchronised feeding: the African Spoonbill. A while back, Nature Kenya had organised an overnight camping trip to Aberdares. I’m not a fan of extreme cold but I was ready to try it out. A few days ...
Jezebel
Previously in Njambi’s World… We’re seated in a small ballroom in Kilimani quaffing glasses of box wine before the open bar closes. Nancy and I forked up a ton of cash for this women’s...
Barefoot
Previously in Njambi’s world… Daisy and I are running around in the backyard playing fetch. I was washing the cars when I noticed that her fur was matted, so I turned the hose on her. She ...
The Pebble in My Shoe
Previously in Njambi’s World… I can’t breathe. Something sinister is lurking in the room, something terrifying. My eyes won’t open. My lungs won’t fill with air. My hands are pinned ...
Birding at Paradise Lost
The first time I went to Paradise Lost was on a weekend youth camp. The most vivid memory I carried from there was the biting cold – that was one long night. We didn’t explore the grounds so I...
Say Uncle
Previously in Njambi’s world… To launch an arrow, you must first draw it back on the bowstrings before you release it. It’s just a temporary drawback before it launches into the air ...
Gloves are off
  Previously in Njambi’s World… My mother-in-law is not a pious woman. You are more likely to find her holding a how-to guide on pleasing your man than the New Testament. At this part...