Blog entries from: DMKW

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November 17 2014

From DMKW Mon Nov 17 2014, 15:23:00

When will this woman-hating stop?

--Rasna Warah

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October 23 2014

October 19 2014

From DMKW Sun Oct 19 2014, 09:40:00

A film that we think shows the life of queer Kenyans (how to know?) has been banned.

The director of the film was arrested for 'filming without a license.'

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October 8 2014

From DMKW Wed Oct 8 2014, 04:29:00

Speaking the unspeakable in our midst


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October 3 2014

From DMKW Fri Oct 3 2014, 14:17:00

I live in Nairobi, in a two-bedroom flat with my photographer husband. Our flat is one of three perched on a steep hillside.  Further down the hill runs a small, muddy tributary of the Nairobi River.  I have a small dining room, hemmed in by wooden bookshelves that my friend Ken Mwingi made for me with his own hands.  My living room curtains are made of orange kikoy material. I have two large red and blue cushions covered with 'java material' on the floor and two wicker chairs in my living room.  I have a tiny kitchen in which two is a crowd, but it ends in pocket-sized counter.  On the other side of this counter,  I have placed three-legged stools where people can sit and chat with me as I cook.  They tell me nourishing stories while I think up ...

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September 30 2014

From DMKW Tue Sep 30 2014, 10:31:00

I refuse to be silenced  

I refuse to be silenced

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September 17 2014

From DMKW Wed Sep 17 2014, 04:57:00

I awoke to information that the beautiful Palm Tree

at the front of my parents' home had been cut down. Yes, I am mourning a tree.

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July 20 2014

From DMKW Sun Jul 20 2014, 13:17:00

The monkeys visit us daily now. This little one discovered almost the last of the fallen fruit from the old loquat tree that shades a sitting area outside our back door.  They are fascinated by human-made things.  They like to touch them, examine them, and use them in experimental ways for climbing and clambering. They taste them, turning them over, fiddling and finding out.  I love this very tactile engagement with objects, with the matter that humans have inadvertently brought into the monkeys' lives.  Nearby is a fence-trellis around which winds a formerly-luscious jasmine vine.  Much to my anguish, the monkeys like to nibble delicately on the newest jasmine tendrils, picking at them the way one might nibble at a few carrot sticks before the main meal.  The ...

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July 18 2014

From DMKW Fri Jul 18 2014, 07:08:00


Lutivini Majanja

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July 15 2014

From DMKW Tue Jul 15 2014, 07:43:00

Still, life. #3

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