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Perfect coffee world

Since it is hard to get perfect,a near perfect coffee world ought to have ;

Diversity, inclusivity ,equality and GOOD PAY.

Diversity meaning black,white coloured,poor, rich ,educated, uneducated,from whatever region,physically fit or challenged and whatever else you can think of and deem it ‘diverse’ ,all should feel at home when and where coffee is mentioned. Continue reading “Perfect coffee world”

Of sipping and spitting

So lately I joined the sipping and spitting club!

Let us say I am half way there, thanks to one phenomenal lady, Mbula Musau through Utake Coffee and Coffee Quality Institute . She is the first Q instructor in East Africa. Wait , did I just say East Africa? no, Africa.yes ,the first Q instructor in Africa .I asked her what her English name was and she said she was given none!! That means She simply is pure African!

Without flattering she is kind and down to earth save for that she once almost left me asleep in Daresalaam. Continue reading “Of sipping and spitting”

Fretting? a coffee

The attitude that I am trying  to pick of late is “no fretting…” Do not get it twisted though, I have always been a ‘no fret’ kind of person save for two things ; A constant stare-I do not like to feel people eyes on me…(working on it!) Slow traffic (how can I deal?) The other day an Ex- friend of mine (we have down graded from friends to being acquaintances)  told me they will be applying ‘my attitude’ on stuff! While I am working on the above two issues, my general attitude is “Why fret while you can be … Continue reading Fretting? a coffee

town and bits of coffee

Had it not been that someone was picking her up at the bus stage she would have alighted in the middle of the traffic and walked the remaining distance. More so she did not know her destination so all she could do was practise a little patience in the more often than not standstill traffic occasionally counting the number of cars on the other lanes. Continue reading “town and bits of coffee”

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Nyeri International Coffee Expo- how it went down

The coffee expo was held at Dedan KImathi University (Kamukunji grounds) in Nyeri county and was sponsored by Fair-trade Africa. It all went down on the 23rd and 24th of November 2017.

Among the various stake holders in the coffee sector present was the Alliance of Women in Coffee (AWIC), who had a stand where they were showcasing their work . Their stand had a range of items on display like several blends of coffee, AWIC branded T-shirts , AWIC branded Shirts and sisal bags which could not have come at a better time since the ban of plastic bags recently. Continue reading “Nyeri International Coffee Expo- how it went down”