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2018 So Far: Taking Stock and Post PhD Blues

I have been feeling pensive lately. You would that think finishing my PhD will leave me feeling nothing but ecstasy, every step I take feeling like I’m walking on sunshine. I thought so too. That I would be elated, high … Continue reading

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The Big 3 0!

View this post on Instagram Can't keep calm, it's my birthday weekend! #2daystogo #30 A post shared by Savvy Kenya (@savvykenya) on Apr 20, 2018 at 1:01am PDT Yes, I am thirty today. Where did my 20s go? One moment … Continue reading

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JAIST in Spring

Could this be my last Spring in Japan? I don’t know yet, but tell you what, I am enjoying the sunshine after the cold and very snowy winter we just had. Plus flowers are blooming everywhere, especially sakura (cherry blossoms) … Continue reading

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Ishikawa Speech Contest

On the 27th of January, I participated and won 3rd place in the 36th Annual Ishikawa Speech Contest for Foreign Residents! By being 3rd place, I was awarded the Executive Director’s Prize, Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange. I also got … Continue reading

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Last Post on this Blog

This is the last post on this blog. Three important things happened over the last four years that have made it impossible for me to continue blogging, let alone at the steady pace with which I had earlier blogged. It … Continue reading

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A Successful Guide to Visa Application to Rich Countries for the Hopeful African

For the last two months, I have been locked in an intense battle of wills with the Canadian Visa Processing Center officials (click link to see summary on Facebook). Previously, I have only traveled to Uganda and Rwanda, countries that … Continue reading

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How Celebrating the Holidays has Changed Over the Years?

Christmas is a special time. It’s a period where families get to spend precious time with their loved ones. In addition, plenty of gifts are given, and people’s dreams come true, even if it is just for one day. But … Continue reading

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