Product Review: Enjoy water-sporting in a Sevylor watercraft

The average avid paddler has most likely stumbled into a Sevylor inflatable. I have, thanks to Sevylor, sampled a Sevylor canoe on the Kilifi Creek at the Kenyan Coast. The most common watersporting experiences at the Kenyan Coast are kite-surfing, sky-diving, wind-surfing and scuba-diving. Not many inflatables around actually – except at the Watamu watersports … More Product Review: Enjoy water-sporting in a Sevylor watercraft


It’s funny how we sometimes hope to walk some character out of a book, magazine or movie and be them. Yet mostly, we are that character in a dusty book lying unnoticed in some dark corner of the library. It’s a big world. … More Overrated

What Were They Like?

*sigh* By Denise Levertov Did the people of Viet Nam use lanterns of stone? Did they hold ceremonies to reverence the opening of buds? Were they inclined to quiet laughter? Did they use bone and ivory, jade and silver, for ornament? Had they an epic poem? Did they distinguish between speech and singing? Sir, their … More What Were They Like?

Tough love?

It feels funny crawling in here 13 days into 2018. In fact I feel so strange in my own blog, I had to sneak in this way. How time flies. 2018???!!! An extra year. More things to think about, more sad songs to relate to and more time to break people’s hearts. And get heart-broken … More Tough love?