This moment by the shore is a portrait of motherhood. His growth, his potential juxtaposed against my fear and my hope, my struggle to let go.


At the base of the Rift Valley lies a shallow lake. In its simple serenity and calm, one’s soul is quietly found.

Oh the places you will go, the things you will see…on a morning run in a foreign town!

In the middle of a Lake in the northern most part of Italy, with the surrounding mountains watching as sentinels, stands the most perfect promontory. In this spot where the peninsula is surrounded on three sides by the water and the elevation at its topmost is aligned with the top of Alps, pretty is an adjective that doesn’t begin to do justice.

In all honesty Kenya is known well for two things – her wildlife and her long distant runner. It seemed quite befitting then when our First Lady Margaret Kenyatta decided to run the London marathon in 2014, but she was not a likely candidate at all.

I came across this curious door in the middle of a beach in Malindi, a small town on Kenya’s northen coast. What was its purpose, this door to nowhere? 

Cold and wet with smog warnings, Beijing in November is not a particularly exciting place to be, however must see are must see sights. And one of the biggest of these is the Great Wall of China.