How does a highly mobile expat family celebrate Christmas? This is the story of one multicultural family’s Christmas tradtions.
by Growing up on the outskirts of Nairobi city, a trip upcountry to visit grandmother’s village was the highlight of my school breaks. I enjoyed quiet moments spent sitting amongst coffee trees tucked inside the rolling green hills. A snow-capped Mt. Kenya provided the perfect backdrop to my childhood fantasies. In the village, grandmothers filled […]
by I recently moved to Groningen and loved learning more about my new home. It helped me appreciate where we live and affirmed my family’s choice to move to a lesser-known part of this Viking country. Even average Dutch citizens will admit to never having visited this province in northern Netherlands. A Hidden Gem in […]
by In order to fully understand the importance of Martin Luther King Day in Africa today, we need to acknowledge the significant influence that earlier leaders in the continent had in the making of the most important leader of black liberation in America. Martin Luther King in Ghana Retracing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s steps […]
by When asked to write a piece listing fun facts about Kenya, my country of birth, I immediately thought it would be easy peasy. After all, this East African gem is well documented for its wildlife diversity, has made many headline news in the last decade in its fight against illegal ivory trade and is […]