AT SUNSET

Evening seems to have set in early today and the night is edging in rather fast. The sunrays form a magnificent pattern in the sky as the sun disappears into the horizon. It is undeniably a beautiful sunset view.

One may wonder if the sun if has deliberately chosen to crown the day in some sort of a circus displaying its beauty and splendor. Continue reading “AT SUNSET”

Homestretch part 1

When going to the ‘place to be county’ , traveling via the Machakos country bus is hectic, but quite economical especially during those ‘hard economic times’.

If you board a Nissan or better still are lucky enough to roll in your private machine, believe me you cannot understand, to you this is a tale of the hare and the hyena! Continue reading “Homestretch part 1”

The coffee woman

As the cock crows early in the morning ,even without looking at her “mulika mwizi phone’ mama Mboi knows it is five in the morning , time for her day to begin . She prepares Mboi and his siblings and sets them off for school. In their patched up otherwise clean uniform that sort of looks like all the colours of the rainbow came in unison to sing the national anthem, Continue reading “The coffee woman”

Happy International womens Day

She is …a woman… Happy International women’s day to all dedicated women out there…

She is…

 

mutonocoffeeinspiredblog

The slopes of Mount Kenya, The great Rift Valley and parts of the lower Eastern region of Kenya are some of the major coffee producing zones in the country.

In the vast coffee fields, semi-divided into small portions ,each individually owned by different families ;hard working Kenyans, coffee farmers are tirelessly taking care of their coffee farms. Their hope is that the coffee will fetch better prices “this time round”

The women are the most hardworking (it is no secret). They want their children to feed, their son to go to school , their daughter to graduate, grand pa to get adequate medication ,so forth and so forth ,simply the basic needs. For the time being anything luxury they peep out through the window! Better still gaze up the sky, at the sight of a passing air plane, That is the nearest many coffee farmers in Kenya get to luxury. No…

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