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The cycle of gender-based violence is quite interesting. He hits her once, she forgives him. He hits her for the second time, she goes to her mother’s house. Her mum probably tells her ‘you know how it is sometimes? Marriage is full of qualms. Stay. The children need their father’.…

It’s the cupid season. This time around, I can’t really relate to all the fuss and buzz. On the real though, why are you still single? Before you indulge me, here’s my reason. Personal space is really huge for me and having no expectations on a human being is just…

More often than not, I introduce myself as Wamuhu. This is swiftly succeeded by ‘what’s your English name?’ I just don’t get this vibe. This is one of my pet peeves actually. Yes, I have an English name but I choose not to use it. Here’s why: I feel like…

The universe is awash with colour. One of those fiery ones has to be black, right? Black is beautiful; we get this a lot, don’t we?. The real question we need to ask ourselves is, `How do I feel about the skin I’m in?’ My concern stems from the fact…