Sunday, August 14, 2011

The Seven Truths

I was tagged on Jaded by Wakarima to give 7 truths about myself. While very excited, it turned out to be much more difficult than I'd expected (this has been in draft for some time) ...

Let's get the rules out of the way:
Thank and link back to the person who sent you the award.
Share seven things about yourself.
Spread the love and honor. Award recently discovered bloggers.
Contact these bloggers and tell them about the award.

Thanks Wakarima - I'm honoured. Here goes:

Seven Truths:
1. I'm not over 30. Well not in my head, I'm not (my ID & mother would beg to differ). I feel rather young and vibrant and am only reminded of my age when I realise that there are things I can't do as well anymore. Like heal. It's not as quick as it once was. I've been scarred by paper cuts!
2. While I cook rather well when I put my mind to it, I don't cook often. Too much effort for 1. I try to cook at least once a week though. I'm not always successful.
3. My favourite colour is red and I'm very often in it. I have a row of red shoes in my collection and when I'm out shopping nowadays, I need to carry someone along who will stop me from buying red stuff, or I will have a problem.
4. Writing is my secret passion and in my next life I'll be a journalist. Words have a way breaking down structure and letting one escape from the prism of everyday reality. Sort of like weed (I guess ... )
5. I have never taken weed ... As a teen we were shown some horrid video on the effects of drug abuse and have never tried any. Alcohol wasn't depicted in that movie so I do drink. I do however like the weed culture/symbol. I got a fake weed tattoo once and was very happy with myself!
6. I've spent a larger part of my life in Nairobi. I like Nairobi. If you're from here, you know what to expect. That the mat cut you off in traffic is no surprise. That power goes is something you were half expecting deep inside. If you hear on the news that a minister quit his job after a scandal you will obviously know that they're not talking about a Kenyan MP ...
7. I'm a happy person. On my fridge is a sticker that says 'dance to your own special music'. I think that's what I try to do.

Now to tag:
Kenyan Dating
Bee Illustrated
Otieno H
My Inner Cheerleader


  1. He he, thanks for tagging me but I already did a post on this here after someone tagged me. I enjoyed reading your seven though. So are your walls painted red as well?

  2. Shame I also quite under use my cooking skills. I can cook up a coastal storm when I put my mind to it.

    My newest fridge sticker which I bought because it started so well.... I'm a woman. I'm invincible. I'm tired.

  3. i must admit like ths article..lets follow each other.. each other..

  4. "I got a fake weed tattoo once and was very happy with myself!" recheck where the tattoo was drawn it might just be still there!!...nowadays they have ultra violet tattoo ink that makes dark tattoos glow in the dark!

  5. I love love cooking. I could cook all day long. :-) Am I a good wife materials or wat?? :-)

  6. Otieno H - On it. I should be painting soon but red's (unfortunately) not on the list

    Shiko - my favourite fridge magnet reads "My idea of house work is sweeping the room with a glance"!

    Chuls - thanks for the visit & do come back. I'm headed to your page as soon as I'm done here.

    Ghafla - no such luck. It hardly stayed for 2 days much as I tried to be very careful in the shower ;-)

    Cess- I hear The way to a man's heart is through his tummy so you may just be whisked away from the single's club sooner rather than later! I'll await my card

  7. 'taken' weed? taken it where? haha :-)I Like your blog