“My son’s friends got attacked by a hippo when they were once out kayaking”, Nathalie says between paddle strokes. She has invited me to join her on a morning’s kayaking trip on Lake Victoria whilst I’m visiting her in her Kenyan home. “The hippo came out of nowhere and overturned the boat”, Nathalie continues. Images … Continue reading Keeping clear of Hippos whilst Kayaking in Kenya’s Lake Victoria
It can be pretty hot running around under the Kenyan sun. One day, straight after my daily jog around the streets of Nairobi, I had to hurry for a meeting with our Street Children Centre’s staff. I arrived flustered, but on time. The feeling of pride that I made it was soon squashed by their … Continue reading Changing Colour in Kenya
About ten years ago, I lived and worked in a slum located in east Nairobi. One day, after a long period of inactivity, I decided to go for a run around our compound. Our enclosure was a tiny area overlooking the slums, a total circumference of less than 200 metres. Undeterred, I donned a pair … Continue reading Why are you running around like that for?