From honeymoon to days of doom The first 6 months of expat life in a new country are often known as the honeymoon period. They are a whirlwind of new...
Expat adventures in Kenya A mum of 3's survival guide
Marula Mercantile is wonderfully eccentric in décor; think wooden tables, bikes hanging from the ceiling, rough wooden bar, fairy lights and furnishings by my absolute favorite African designers, Madoido. All seating is outside but huge heaters and atmospheric lamps warm keep you warm at night. It’s a chilled gem of a place both night and day,
Of course, we raise our children to become independent, to be able to walk alone, to be little humans who can care for themselves, that’s the very purpose of motherhood and I’m so happy that we are getting there. But in all my time worrying and watching my children I forgot about myself.
These posters speak to me of those heady early days of discovery when the spirit of adventure was alive. Of shenanigans at the Muthaiga club, building railways through lion infested country and and how Kenya was a country full of exploration and opportunity to those who were brave enough to grab it.