Gratitude

Creating Past A Creative Rut

How exciting is the beginning of something new? Whether it be a blog, business or dream that you’ve set the stage on…heck, how exciting is the idea stage? And just when it’s getting good, life happens: imperfect yet amazing, silly, uninspiring yet fulfilling, everything and nothing at the same time,

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August Faves

Hello September! Here is to embracing the wind of change, and basking in the glory of Gratitude. I love the idea of monthly blog reflection: Candids from the last month; from people to experiences to pictures to items. Favorites only, because good vibes are all the hype and should be

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Shoe Story X Bloomkalture: Shopping for Her

I was beyond thrilled when the plan to collaborate with the pretty lady who runs this blog was born. Dear fans of Nyambura, this message comes to you from Shoe Story. To be specific, little ol’ me, Yvone Syokwaa. I have taken over Bloomkalture today and hopefully again soon, that’s

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A Reminder: When It Gets Difficult

It’s raining. I love the rain. Out here in these smart streets, they call me a pluviophile. I am a pluviophile. A pluviophile whose life is dealing a crash course on a number of lessons. I’m ultimately really grateful. Things could be worse. That, and there is hope tied to

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Owning Your Journey

With every stage of life, comes re-learning, re-connecting and re-committing. The more I adult, the more I realize the importance of being your own person. The way you live should be an expression, uniquely yours. Owning my own journey, at this point in my roaring twenties, looks something like: Trusting

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Freedom in 2017

Have you ever really thought about time, and how valuable it truly is? Oh, where are my manners: HAPPY NEW YEAR guys, lasses, readers, lovers and friends! It feels so good to be writing again. When it comes to my art, it’s been/is the real bumpy ride. Spilt milk, really.

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Gratitude + Writing + Blooming

I started this blogpost unsure of the direction I wanted to take. All I knew is, write. now. …and that is all I am going to honour, right now. When you feel an innate pull towards something, you follow through. When you’re driven, you drive. When you decide, you commit.

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How To Embrace Change

There is something about the unfamiliar that understandably throws us off (to varying extents). Whether it is having to leave your job, repeating a year of university, graduating, ending a relationship, letting go of a toxic friendship, moving cities-change is imminent. It really is the only constant. In my first

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See You Soon, Cardiff

It wasn’t all love. It hasn’t always been love. In fact, the first night I spent here I cried. I wanted to go home. Completely unaware that four life sculpting years later, I would be calling you, home. I cried, but you cradled my tears. You taught me that pain,

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