10 November 2017

Update on what I’m working on

Since touching down back in Kenya in late August there have been some developments on the work front. After a year or so of doing freelance consulting, and nurturing different business ideas it got to the stage where I fancied shaking things up and actually cracking on with some of the opportunities I’d been telling […]

27 July 2017

Moving to Africa: one year on

Today I’m flying back to the UK for a month to catch up with friends, family and some clients I’ve been working with. The date on the plane ticket is a year to the day from when I took a flight in the opposite direction and touched down in East Africa for the first time […]

8 December 2016

The “Try Before You Buy” East Africa Tour: in Review

Today I’m flying back to England to see friends and family for Christmas. This post summarises the time spent travelling between Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania as I worked out the various opportunities that existed in the region

24 November 2016

Why I’m choosing Kenya (visa permitting…)

Over the past four months I’ve traveled through Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania, evaluating each in terms of where I would like to live for the next few years building a business. After spending three and a half months keeping my mind open to all options (that I felt were morally acceptable), in Zanzibar I […]

28 July 2016

Why I am moving to Africa

In a few weeks I’ll be taking a one-way flight to Rwanda to see what happens. I’ve left my job, given up my flat and will be landing in a continent I have been to only once, when I was 11 years old. The people I’ve spoken to have, understandably, had some questions about such […]