Blog Action Day 2013 – Human Rights and the Environment

Today Wednesday, 16 October 2013 is Blog Action Day. I have joined 1000s other bloggers, from different countries, languages and interest to have a global conversation about Human Rights. I have chosen to write about Human Rights and the Environment. “Destroying nature by deforestation, forest fires, war...

On Religion and My Writing

To those who have written to ask of my religious denomination, I have one question for you. Did you see on this page a religious criterion to join it? Religion should not be about converting or judging others. I would like to think that as humans...

Interview with Authors in Africa

Authors in Africa (AiA) was created with the intention to unite writers (of all genres) of African origins. Here, African authors get to spotlight themselves, their works, their experiences and their achievements. It is also a conducive platform for writers who aren’t yet authors, because...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: We Are Earth, a Speech

Distinguished citizens of the Earth. On behalf of the hills and valleys, mountains and glaciers, animals and plants, deserts and oceans, rocks and silts, the core and atmosphere, I pass on their greetings to you. From the moment of creation we have wandered and acted freely on...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: A Moment With Nature

Celebrating World Environment Day on 5 June 2013 Around me are your blushes painted with nature's brushes. Enjoying fruits of your trees borne in swaying breezes. A time of interesting ventures you are my discovery quencher. Today is a day of remembering your beauty is worth celebrating. I have borrowed you from the future I...

My Global Call – Africa Is Not What You Know

It all became clear in August 2012, the day I wrote pages 21-22 of my recently published book “The Wisdom Huntress”. Under the article titled “Are We?” are reflections about my motherland continent Africa. I questioned so many things, all around the notion of African...

AuthorHouse March’s Challenge Winner

I am certainly no Fifty Shades of Grey best-seller, however I did try my mild wild thoughts at a 100 word fictional story (drabble) contest. “Last month we asked you to write a ‘drabble’ focusing on precision and brevity. We had an overwhelming response with around...

Thank You to All Children Artists

Today I want to do one thing - be grateful. My three published children’s books would not have been complete without all the children who participated by contributing illustrations and in one particular book with Swahili stories. It was and still is my intention to inspire...

Petals In A Lawyer Diary: I’d Be Happy To Be Your Autumn Dream

First published by Naturewriting.com   I'd be happy to be your autumn tree. To show you my true colours, to talk with you through the wind, to trim the trees for you with my pretty leaves, to awe your sight with my vibrant colours, to cushion the ground for you with my...