Category Archives: Relationships

Dating in Tokyo

It’s been a year of living in Tokyo. A dramatic time has been had by all. I moved to Tokyo in late March of 2019, after living in Ishikawa Prefecture for 4.5 years. I started a new job in April … Continue reading

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To the Beach House

This is post 4/21 of the 21 day blogging challenge. That’s 21 posts in 21 days. I guess it doesn’t have to be one per day because this is my 4th today! Read part 1 and part 2 of this … Continue reading

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Dating a Japanese (not) Actor

This is post 3/21 of a 21 day blogging challenge. It is a continuation of this post, so I suggest you read it first. I was quick to recover from the disappointment of him not being the actor because here … Continue reading

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Dating a Japanese Actor

This is blog 2/21 of the 21 day blogging challenge. In November Vi, my friend from my undergraduate days in JKUAT, came to visit Japan. I took time off from work to show her around. To be honest, I also … Continue reading

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Tinder in Japan: A Rural Experience

So the blues have passed, and I am really excited because I’m graduating next week on Friday (that’s what the timer on the right side of the blog is counting down to)! My parents and bros are coming over to … Continue reading

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Looking for a Husband: On Single Parenthood in Japan

Alright guys, buckle up. I am going to tell you my single parenthood experience in Japan. I prefer the term “single parent” to “single mother”; semantics, I know, but married or not, a mother is a mother. The parenting bit … Continue reading

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I’m a Supermum!

Suppose I were to let someone take care of Jeremy for a week, I thought to myself, what instructions would I give the person? What’s my typical day like? Jeremy usually wakes me up – yes, he’s my alarm – … Continue reading

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Money Matters: Men Borrowing From Women

Money is a sensitive issue. Money can and does cause a rift between siblings, friends, spouses, lovers… Last week, I was reading Biko’s Saturday Magazine article about people (especially women) who borrow money and never return, and they make it … Continue reading

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DATING A NAIROBI MAN

When you are a beautiful young woman in your mid 20′s, you meet all types and ages of men. 35 and Over Idris Elba is now 41. Sadly, he’s already married. Or divorced and taken. It’s confusing. When this man meets you, … Continue reading

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Men and Paying Bills

I admit times have changed. Just as women demanded equality, men did too. If there are bills to pay, the cost is shared between the man and woman in the relationship, be it business, marriage or dating. I’m going to … Continue reading

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