Every parents can appreciate some help. In times past it was often the mother and the grandmother who gave sound advice to the fledging mother (and father). Or else an elder sister knew a few things through experience. These days things have changed to some degree. Parents can look to specialists, trained psychologists and educators … Continue reading BY THE BOOK: Jane Ngunjiri
review DE AFRIKAANSE WEG
How many people have travelled from Cape to Cairo over the years? Some have become famous, some have stayed in the background. Some have travelled on foot, some used a pushbike, others used a car. Ton van der Lee has joined the long list of travellers. For the writer of this book Africa was not … Continue reading review DE AFRIKAANSE WEG
review DREAMS FROM MY FATHER
It was long overdue to read this book written by the former president of the United States of America. The first edition of this book was written long before Barack Obama started his political career. He was nearing the end of his studies at Harvard University. he was chosen to be the editor-in-chief of the … Continue reading review DREAMS FROM MY FATHER
BY THE BOOK: Tobias Otieno
How many famous writers will have followed a course on creative writing? At many universities and other institutions of learning courses in Creative Writing are being offered. One of these universities is Moi University, near Eldoret, Kenya. Tobias Otieno lectures creative writing and he tells in this article about his experiences.
BY THE BOOK: Anthony Wesonga Oduori
The Kenyan writer Oduori is a poet who published his first collection in 2014. He titled this collection ‘Jam on our face’. In the seventh month of 2019 he saw the light of another poetry publication. More about this man you will find in this article.
New short fiction: ‘Origami’
Origami is a form of art, started in Japan and is about folding paper into intricate patterns and designs. An art for nimble hands and fingers and creative minds. A matter of concentration. The story ‘Origami‘ has been written by the Kenyan author Troy Onyango.