Lilmissbelle- Dar es Salaam

Postcard from Dar es Salaam

When I decided to try out solo travelling in Dar as a preamble to my upcoming maiden solo trip in two weeks’ time, I had no idea that I would have such a scintillating experience, both in the figurative and…

November 13, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Kampala

Postcard from Kampala

I had the weirdest dream last night. A friend’s sister (Nina) was busted by cops for..well the crime was not revealed in my dream. But the funny thing is that the cop, an 85-year-old granny wearing bright red lipstick and…

November 6, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Kenya Police
Mommy Musings

Kenya Police

You know that lately I have adopted a semi clean eating regimen, right? And by semi, I simply avoid carbs as much as I can and will only consume them in the form of oatmeal and granola (which I recently…

November 3, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Ruhi


In the blink of an eye, life can change drastically. Besides death and karma, nothing else is guaranteed. We sail through life by faith in God. We go to sleep and thank God for good health, food and shelter, then…

October 30, 2017
Lilmissbelle-End Month
Lifestyle, Mommy Musings

End Month

This year, I have found myself increasingly veering off the norm every so often, a norm that I have worked tirelessly to establish. I am talking about the normalcy around my emotional, physical and mental space. It suddenly occurred to…

October 23, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Silence
Lifestyle, Xena's chronicles


The sun is out on a Monday, quite an unusual spectacle. All I want is to grab a caramel coffee from Coffee Connect downstairs, move my workstation to our rooftop on the sixth floor and work from there, as I soak…

October 16, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Giraffe Centre
Xena's chronicles

Xena’s Prayer

Lately, I’ve been working my fingers to the bone and it’s becoming increasingly hard to find time to write. I am up to here (hand on my forehead) with work and it’s sucking the life out of me. So, I…

October 13, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Entim Sidai
Inspiration, Lifestyle

Entim Sidai- Beautiful Forest

Imagine lying naked on white linen sheets in a glass hut in the middle of the forest. As you adjust your body -which is facing down- to find maximum comfort, you feel the warm air in this sublime space caressing…

October 9, 2017
21 kms Finisher!
Fitness, Inspiration


You will never know what it means to have pain in some of the weirdest parts of your body until you do two things. Give birth, or run 21kms at the Ndakaini Half Marathon. I have done both, and if…

October 6, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Toddlers
Inspiration, Xena's chronicles

Getting your toddler to talk.

Having a conversation with a toddler can be quite frustrating, especially when you are trying to extract information from them. Just like waiting for your favourite series to stream when you are at Zuku’s mercy, it humbles you to know…

October 2, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Happy 5th, Xena.
Xena's chronicles

Happy Fifth Birthday, Xena.

At 6.00am, her nanny calls out her name and informs her that she needs to get up. She ignores the first few pleas. She turns over on the top bunk, curls like a ball and pulls the duvet over her…

September 29, 2017
Lilmissbelle- Concours
Xena's chronicles


Yesterday as we were driving along James Gichuru road after attending church, Xena had her head craned (as always) analysing all the billboards we came across. “Who’s that guy?” She asked, pointing at a billboard with a “big-boned” guy in a vest and…

September 25, 2017


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