Perfect Gift

Tis the season So I stood there at the Muindi shop (an Indian based store) staring at the clothes and the accessories that were placed before me. They all could have served as amazing options but I felt like I needed to do something different and special with this particular decision. “The shirt is exquisite,

Start ups with Marykenya

Business is hard no matter the nature of it. Ask any entrepreneur, business can be brutal to your soul and pockets but this statement is not to scare you off, this is just to get your attention. Marykenyablog for me and other projects close to my heart have been a testament to this fact. There

Stereo love

Most times when I’m leaving the house, there’s one essential thing I always have on me, my earphones or headphones. Music is truly a special part of me and I’m sure this also applies to a lot of you who might be reading this special piece. Music is life wouldn’t you say? Music touches our

Adulting at 25!

I talk to myself a lot. It’s weird I know but it calms me…it gives me a different point of view when in crisis and also helps me to appreciate situations that at I tend to over look at times. A quarter century old and what I can say is that celebrating my birthday was

My Flag

Hey, I’m Marykenya and here’s My true story about my dear, lovely, yet very confused country Kenya. Now I know we’re supposed to show patriotism towards our country but the last couple of years have been quite unique and eventful from the double dose of elections, to the continuous and outrageous mismanagement of funds, and

Unhappily ever after

A quick 3 minute read Love is blind, deaf and stupid! Sometimes* I’m sure a lot of us have been in situations that have left us thinking, ‘Where the F balls was my head?’ And yep Marykenya has been there too, so no judgement here. In this particular piece,  I’ll focus on the  feminine side

Contraceptive Talk

Standing in front of a pharmacy with an idea of what you’re going to buy gives two types of emotions; relief, or a feeling of guilt served with a side of embarrassment and this is highly dependant on what you’re going to buy. So, what feeling do you get when you’re about to buy protection??

Twisted Fate

Seated at the tail end of the stair case, Amanda kept staring at the suitecases in front of her and she couldn’t help but hate how the site made her feel. She was completely torn and broken and she had no idea how to make it stop. She is someone who is used to control

Dear diary.

Fresh faced at 22 years ready to join the work force was me in 2015. I was fortunate enough to get a job offer a month after graduation and I was ready to rock!! I mean…it could only get better don’t you think? I had a lot of expectations in life, the world was my

Sit at the Table

Lean in By Sheryl Sandberg When I came up with Marykenyablog, I created a book review segment with the intention of reviewing the books I read every month. I wanted to integrate my love for books and my love for writing on this amazing platform but things never worked out as I hoped, mostly because