I dusted the cobwebs off the outer reaches of my memory and had a think about how I felt when I first arrived in East Africa 16 years ago for my first living overseas adventure. We never went home. The UK Telegraph Expat kindly published the piece; We arrived...
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So excited about Obama coming to Nairobi. Thank goodness Kenya is in the news for a positive reason for a change. After a disasterous Nairobi Life featuring on Snapchat - let's hope that this is the opportunity for the international community to understand m...
I heard on the radio this morning that the government were going to put a stop to shops/traders giving sweets to customers in place of change. Does this really happen? Yes! This has actually happened to me at a petrol station shop. When the till was a sh...
- emergency exit signs
- evacuation strategy
- shopping centres
- terrorist attack
On a busy bank holiday last weekend, I took my kids to a shopping mall to watch a movie. Gasp. Horror. 'You took your kids to a movie?' An incredulous school parent said at afternoon pick-up time this week, after asking what I had been up to. Even worse....
- expat stereotype
- jack kenya cowboy
- Kenya Cowboy
- modern day expat
- safari life
- white kenyan
He's the original Africa Expat stereotype who got all of those tongue wagging... 'Who is Jack?' Jack is a ‘Kenya Cowboy’; his family have been in Kenya for three generations and he holds a local passport (making him therefore a ‘Kenya citizen’, or ‘...
Oh, it was too tempting to write a satire about this. What the long suffering 'exclusive' safari camp managers have to put up with from us tourists. An 'exclusive' bush experience for maximum 20 guests that happens to be 'out of range' or 'without Wifi' just ...
Meet the Maasai Cricket Warriors: The colourful semi-nomadic cattle herders promising to brighten up the sport By Lee Moran click here for: link to original article PUBLISHED: 13:38 GMT, 13 March 2012 These are the Maasai Cricket Warriors - the semi-...