Daisywaitherero | truth & smoke

FEMINIST FEVER

FEMINISM DIAGNOSTICS

“We are all feminists”. Deep down. I know men will have a voice in their head going ‘blablabla’...

ON THE LARGER SIDE OF LIFE

God did not make me, He molded me. My hair was long and black like Uganda, my hairdresser...

END RAPE CULTURE

Educate a man and you educate an individual. Educate a woman and educate the whole community. ...

FAMILY

WHY FISH IN MILK IS IRRESISTIBLE

Fish is definitely one of the best delicacies, if prepared right!!You cant simply have enough with this recipe...

THE PAIN OF LOSS

"Have you ever lost anyone?" The tone of his voice came off slightly condescending and impartial. I looked away...

MARRYING FOR GENES

MARRYING FOR GENES Disclaimer; this is not for the ugly hearted Schooling on a different island as that of...

Daisy Waitherero

A consistent writer adding a whole lot of flair to your life

KARIMI CHRONICLES

KARIMI KANNOT EVEN

“Aki kusaa si ni uchungu Teise, Kusaa…niulize ingine” Karimi rants as I sit on the kitchen counter. She dexterously...

PREVIOUSLY ON KARIMI

6:23am. Sunday morning I have my sun glasses on but I’m still squinting trying to avoid any extra...

MISS KARIMI KARDASHIAN

At the stroke of 4pm, I was through with my driving lessons for the day. My hair was...

MADE LIKE A MILLENNIAL

THE CAMERA GENERATION

I love old pictures of myself because I get to see the growth, revise the history- the occasional...

HOW I GOT AWAY WITH GETTING A TATTOO

I have always wanted a tattoo ever since I saw Eve’s (American artist-for those born in the 2000s)...

WE ARE GOING TO NEED MORE WINE

“Do you struggle with being your true self?” I parted my lips with a glass of wine while...

FASHION AND BEAUTY

DIFFERENT CLOSETS ONE COUNTRY

Some would say I’m Kim K.But these some are built differently.I come close but I’m not that rich….yet…Nor...

I AM ACTUALLY MY HAIR

“Uuuuu  Uuuu Uuuu!” Ivy let out a shriek as she covered her mouth with both hands. We were separated...

PRESENCE OF FACIAL HAIR DOESN’T MAKE YOU A MAN Firm Feminist by Daisy Waitherero...

Men love a one night stand girl, get together girl and what the hell girl. But guess what...

LOVE

CRIMSON SUNDAY

I love Sundays. They are conclusive. A summative of how your week started; who you cursed at; how...

THE RED MOON

Image by B.Wachira Kyalo The distance remained wide and explored, the shadows of the ruins were stimulating and the...

THE SETUP

The whole environ was a trigger, the couples cuddling at the far left of the room, the loud...

SOCIAL AMPUTEES

2018 SWALLOWED UP MY INSTAGRAM

“Would you still be you without your accounts?” she asked with a Martha Stewart’s finality. “Of course I would,if...

THE LAST LEG OF 2018

Nothing makes me more uncomfortable than a person who writes or pronounces Avacado as Ovacado. All yee shall...

TRUTH IN THE SMOKE

The tires screeching and the leaves ruffling, the rays of sun sliced up by the window panes warm...

CAMPUS LIFE

FROM THE UNEMPLOYED GRADUATE

“You are not in competition with anyone”. These words resonate with me at a deeper level...

AFTER YOU GRADUATE…….

Image by B.W. Kyalo He tells me “you'll barely see them again. The rigidness in his voice is saved...

HAPPY MASHUJAA DAY CLASS OF ‘18

That feeling you get five seconds after taking a HIV test or when you pee on a stick...

THE TRAVELER

BEHIND THE MASK

I hate opening my mouth wide unless I’m yawning. Nothing beats a good 11 o' clock yawn….probably a...

TRAVELLER’S DIARY

“Hapa panitwa Maweni bro” The only means of transport available is a TukTuk. Mombasa town by extension is swallowed...

PASSENGER 57

I can still hear her voice. The woman whose wig had fallen in the boarding area. She had...

INTERVIEWS

HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT KELLY ARTS?

Having a woman working on a canvas is as not as common as having her on the canvas....

ON SIGHT WITH SHIFTA THA RAPPER

How did the name shifta come about? The name Shifta is my high school nickname. It was given to...

GETTING CANON WITH MS SHARON AWUOR

  If you were not a model what would you be doing? I would be a full-time stylist and...