• Kuki 25-5-2017

    The 23rd April 2017: It was a clear morning with birds Ashes lifted Beams smouldered Greys and flames Small smokes Out of place in the purity of the valley Clear were The tyre sandals prints In the red murram earth.   The men were still there.   I went to find The round pot with […]

    Continue reading
  • Kuki 12-5-2017

    It will be Laikipia 12th May 2017, Nairobi On a fast stretcher rolled through corridors down a lift into an ambulance this afternoon I left the hospital that has been my home for the last three weeks. Weeks gone into a fog of numbing pain, operating theatres and medicine drips, X rays, oxygen, blood pressure, […]

    Continue reading
  • Kuki 7-5-2017

    Nairobi, 7th May The Aga Khan Hospital Night: Sounds of a restless town filtering through open curtains Drones of engines vehicles of all kinds going nowhere everywhere Awake in my bed of pains in the peculiar silence of hospitals breathing with suffering strangers I am determined this agony should not be in vain I hang […]

    Continue reading
  • Kuki shot 23-4-2017

    Ol Ari Nyiro, 23th of April 2017 On Sunday April 23th, Kuki Gallmann was ambushed and shot by armed raiders on her Conservancy in Laikipia, Kenya, in an unprovoked attack while inspecting property destroyed by arson. With devastating gunshot wounds to the stomach, she is now fighting for her life. Kuki is one of Kenya’s […]

    Continue reading
  • WED 5-6-2015

    Dear Friends, Ol Ari Nyiro, 5th June 2015 On WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY (WED) Some thoughts for you. “I had a deep sense, almost from infancy, of nature, a feeling of intimate companionship with the trees and the clouds and the touch of season” Rabindranath Tagore “Now, that  Ol ari Nyiro has become an island of life […]

    Continue reading