Tag Archives: Kenya

Throwing a Lifeline…

… And taking ownership. A Small Charity is born I met David Baldwin – founder of St. Peter’s Lifeline – on Facebook in 2015. I had spent two years trying to find a charity to support with my book, Breath of Africa, but it should … Continue reading

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Tea and Cakes

And a Book-signing to be fondly remembered. It’s almost like deja vu. Only this time I was a little bit wiser, and laid on home made cup cakes, duly decorated with African animals, made by my daughter. The chocolates, too, … Continue reading

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Time to Re-start

Today is my birthday, and tomorrow is the book-signing of my third novel. Fifteen years ago the thought of becoming a fully-fledged author was an impossible dream, which I was encouraged to commit to paper. I was over sixty, for … Continue reading

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Is it really a whole month since I blogged? Can’t think how the time has gone… Oh yes – how could I forget that we have a brand new bathroom! After three long days of dust, sweat and tears, the … Continue reading

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They’ve Tied Themselves Up In Knots.

Deja Vu? Here’s an article I wrote for Kenya’s Karengata Chronicle on June 9th, 1984. Thought it might make you chuckle… If I were a Martian, up in my satellite monitoring the people and events on earth – earth, that little pinprick of a … Continue reading

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Letters from Elsewhere: Charles Omari Ondiek

Originally posted on An' de walls came tumblin' down:
Today’s guest speaks to me from Africa and is brought by Jane Bwye. SPEAKING FOR MYSELF Thank you for having me, Miriam, and letting me come alive from the pages of…

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The Merry Matatu Marathon

When we rant and rave about “the Authorities”, and bemoan the plight of Africa’s wildlife, we often forget what it used to be like. Here’s a press cutting I’ve dug out from over thirty years ago, from Kenya’s now defunct Langata … Continue reading

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