Sharon's Notebook

Celebrating 6 months! (stock take-2)

Celebrating: 6 months of sharonsnotebook.com! I love the quote from Arnold Schwarzenegger ‘Look for small victories and build on that’ so yes, building on this!

Also celebrating childhood memories: Every year, our mum would take us to watch a show at MPC (Mombasa Pentecostal Church) called Heaven’s Gates and Hell’s ...


Baby Steps

Within the crazy Nairobi rush hour I had a chat with Karis (alias) a matatu tout on the Parklands-Town route. He wakes up at 3.00am to begin his shift and gets off at around 8.00pm when most people are back home from the daily hustle. He used to work for ...


Chocolate, Caramel or Cream?

A friend of mine recently pointed out how when walking past Java -Westlands early in the morning, you’d notice that most of the clients are of Caucasian origin or foreigners, unlike in the evenings when there would be a good number of Africans or locals. It ended up being an ...


Magical Maldives

Maldives is ranked among the top ten best islands to visit in the world and from what I hear, it’s picture perfect. The views are spectacular, the people are warm and friendly and even the fish swim with a smile. A lovely lady called Mosh, who is a great family ...