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


Ever been chased by a goat, then you ate it?

Sounds like something that would happen several dreams deep into slumber-land. Or karma. Or maybe it’s just some fever. Fever makes me hallucinate. … More Goats!

Barberic tales …

Lying helplessly a few yards from my estate’s gate in the path of car exhaust fumes and every other stuff that the crisp Nairobi air nurses is Tanu’s den. His base, as he commonly calls it, is simply a complicated relationship between iron-sheets, nails and wood. The three-some affair though houses many a tale to … More Barberic tales …