For the love of Farming

Ever since I can remember, I enjoyed growing things.  I had a coriander patch when I was about 8 years old. It did not produce much, but it did produce some coriander.  I think the idea of a seed turning into a plant always seemed like magic to me.  I would soak beans in waterContinue reading “For the love of Farming”

Let’s get Technical

When I decided to get serious about farming, I wanted to do it organically and sustainably.  I must have forgotten I live in tropical Africa.  The bugs were relentless, the diseases were in plenty and I was fighting a losing battle. If you were raised in Nairobi in the 1980’s and 1990’s, you will rememberContinue reading “Let’s get Technical”

This, That and The Other

I am guessing by now you are super curious about the chicks!  Those beautiful bundles of fluffy joy that were hatched in an incubator and were being hand raised by human mothers?  Well, here goes. After roughly two weeks of being human mothered, fed, watered and generally doted over, we woke up one Monday morning,Continue reading “This, That and The Other”


Harry Houdini, born Erik Weisz; (March 24, 1874 – October 31, 1926) was a Hungarian-born American escape artist, illusionist and stunt performer, noted for his escape acts. His first act attracted notice in Vaudeville in the United States and then as “Harry ‘Handcuff’ Houdini” on a tour of Europe, where he challenged police officers to keep him locked up. Soon he extended his repertoire to include chains,Continue reading “Houdini!”