Tag Archives: Breath of Africa

A Visit with Jane Bwye

I’d forgotten all about this interview….. you may pick up one or two things about me on Lela Markham’s blog. She and I go back several years, although we’ve never actually met.  “I like to think that Africa will overcome … Continue reading

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A Breath-taking Epic

A rare chance not to be missed! Selling at a bargain 99P. Treat a friend this Easter? A message from my publishers, the wonderful Crooked Cats! Head to Kenya in Jane Bwye’s “breath-taking” 5* epic, Breath of Africa, a land … Continue reading

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Dull Grey Sky Heavy with Moisture

As a follow-on from last week’s “Rookie in London“, (setting 40 years ago) here’s a preview of how a Kenyan woman sees present day UK for the first time – in Grass Shoots, the sequel, my work in progress… (there’s … Continue reading

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A Rookie in London

Thought you might like a change from Africa…. Here is an excerpt from Breath of Africa, to wet your appetite in case you haven’t read the book already. If you have read it, I would greatly appreciate a review on amazon – … Continue reading

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Shillingi, and Kenya’s Black History

This year in the UK we are celebrating Black History in this month of February, 2016. Its purpose is to make people aware of the so-called Dark Continent which is often forgotten, cast aside as of no importance in our rapidly moving society, … Continue reading

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The Joy of Giving

Christmas is coming – do I hear your inner groans ….? I’m sure most people have experienced the joy of giving, especially to someone who really needs and appreciates your gift. But in this hemisphere, when the days draw in, some … Continue reading

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Now THERE’s A Thought –

A thought has come to my mind. I visited an old friend recently (she and I played tennis together as teenagers in the Rift Valley). We were talking about this ‘n that. She had a small Kakuzi Fibrelands investment in Kenya … Continue reading

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Be Still…

A prayer: Dear Lord. You said that your father is the gardener (John 15:1). Help me to cut off all that would hinder my growth and please make me more fruitful. It is time to withdraw from the addiction of social … Continue reading

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I’d Like to Talk About Magic

I always enjoy having author Ailsa Abraham​ to stay. Welcome for another week, Ailsa – we love your magical meanderings. Near or Far, it’s similar. I’m very grateful to Jane for inviting me back to follow up on my previous … Continue reading

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TURNING MITES INTO MIGHTIER THINGS

I’ve found my Charity! The proceeds of every copy of BREATH OF AFRICA sold goes to ST PETER’S LIFE LINE. This UK registered charity was created in 2009 by someone born and brought up in Kenya and who, after many … Continue reading

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