When no one’s looking bike’s walk.

My life is a series of falling over, awkward conversations and public humiliations.

 

My school parking lot is surrounded by balconies, which the students enjoy standing on so as to observe the life that goes by down the stairs. As I waited for my mom to pick me up today the most adorable dog waltzed into the parking lot and the natural dog loving instinct I carried forced me to my knees and sent a whistle out my lips, “Come here beautiful” I said as the school watched from the balcony to witness what was supposed to be a cute moment. The dog ran towards me and when he got really close just turned in the other direction and all I could hear was a resounding “OH!” From the balconies above and it does not sound as terrible on paper [well … blog] but it was actually dreadful. Now, the reality of the situation is that the puppy was probably just adjusting to this new territory and probably wanted to go exploring, and he came back to me later but the whole thing got me thinking.

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We all take life and ourselves a little too seriously way too often! We get embarrassed when we laugh too loud but that is what makes life! Awkward conversations are the most honest conversations and being tongue twisted always means we are just being ourselves. Is it just me who wants the raw pure version of everyone I ever talk to? For so long I was trying to live up to the whole ‘public figure’ expectation I forgot how nice it is to be myself.

My friends brought this up so shout out to them for inspiring the post. “Girl I wish your fans could see how you behave in school, I cannot believe they think you are a civilized human being” quite frankly I don’t understand either. Before we say “action” I’m having photo shoots in connect coffee with the creative director bare foot because the heels will break my back! I will always be shoving waffles or doritos down my throat like I have not seen a meal in months… My point is, do not ever turn off your personality, that is what everyone will remember. Be brutally honest always, be painfully awkward and just be a unicorn if you want to be a freaking unicorn.

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I am so glad to have surrounded myself with people who love my personality! Find people who want to listen to everything that runs through your beautiful brain. Don’t just sing in the shower and dance in the mirror. Skip down the streets, twirl in the mall and laugh a loud hearty laugh! I would rather be remembered for my warm hugs and all my kisses than my strive to do everything to perfection.

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So stop looking flushed and apologizing for talking too much, I happen to like your goof.

Hey, and it is completely fine to not have anything figured out, do not compare yourself to other people the only way to ever learn anything is to experience then we make the decisions. Be bubbly but do not be afraid to show emotion, to cry and to love and to feel. You sound most beautiful when you are saying how you feel.

Song of the blog: 8TEEN by Khalid

-Yours truly, Kiki.

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See, I changed it to “yours truly” which I even prefer!

So because they will be angry if I do not name them: Ivy, Vyola, Winnie, Fifi, Coco, Annie, Bev and Gemma.  Richie, @mvngo_juice thank you for listening to me. Xoxoxo

I hope you enjoy this blog post! I want to hear your thoughts so comment or email me.

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In this blog, @long_may_she_rain on instagram took photo 1 and 4… @timayemasinde features.

Love all my readers most of all. Kisses

 

Dear Diary

Dear Readers,

  18/Nov/2017

We flew to Belgium today, we had transit in Amsterdam for an hour. Our final destination was Brussels then my uncle picked us up and it was an hour’s drive to Kemzeke which borders Netherlands, it’s so cute!!!

  20/Nov/2017

We drove to France today! A cute place called Dunkirk, it’s historic and beautiful. When we went there was barely anything open so we just walked along the board walk.

During the second world war, soldiers would wait on this beach for the British to rescue them in extremely harsh weather conditions and even used their cars as boats.

Most of Dunkirk is one way streets and all the architecture is quite similar.

After that we went to Brugge, back in Belgium… which completely took my breath away! It is a very romantic place, boat rides on a canal, swans and beautiful architecture is what I got to experience along with a Belgian waffle I stuffed my face with.

I threw a coin over this bridge, Russian superstition says it’ll bring me back here.

Different parts of Belgium serve different kinds of waffles.

The canal ride takes you past some of the oldest architecture in Belgium!

Belgium is filled with beautiful cathedrals that trace back hundreds of years.

These swans float towards the end of the canal that sits in Brugge.

I do hate to use so many photos, but there is so little my fingers could type to allow you to understand just how beautiful Brugge is.

Belgium has been beautiful thus far and I have more records and photos to share, but I would hardly be a writer if not to leave you in suspense.

More from Belgium and other parts of Europe next Wednesday.

Song of the blog: Too good to be true by RHYS

          -Xoxo, Kiki

 Special Message below.

Dear Kenyans,

We should never slaughter one another for anyone who will remain alright whether you live or die. I am not showing any political preference what so ever, I am however announcing my support for peace and the ability of one to use their rights without it being interfered with by any person from any side of political preference. I believe everyone has every right to express their opinion without blood and violence. We’re all Kenyans, not supporters, tribes, voters, non voters etc etc we are Kenyans first and always. No sweet, smart, tender, human tissue should  ever be ripped apart because we differ.

      – Lots of love, Tatiana Kiara … AKA Kiki.

         – Xoxo, Kiki. (The Kenyan)

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 Announcements:

I will from now on… BE BLOGGING TWICE A WEEK!!!! So Wednesdays and Fridays.

I apologize for not blogging last week, travelling and stuff.

2 bloggers and a designer.

Dear readers,

Have you heard? 

So Tatiana Kiara from all things Kiki and Nyawira Mumenya from curves with style worked with the designer el_afrique to showcase off shoulder ankaras!

I know right? Sounds amazing!

With no further a do … 

ALL THINGS KIKI X CURVES WITH STYLE 

NYAWI: Has on a yellow Ankara, she pairs this off with dark denim jeans and bright coloured open toed heels. 

Tip – Nyawira has a head scarf on as a head piece, alternatively just do a high bun at the top of your head and have stronger make up on.

KIKI: I have on a more layered top in terms of color and I totally accesorized to the minimum for the more edgy look. I have on some black boots that have a heel to give the ‘boss’ and confident vibe. I have on no neck lace and therefore kept my earrings long. My jeans are high waisted and ripped for the edgy look.

Tip – Try white skinny jeans with your Ankara and a pair with your favorite sunglasses.

Remember that to truly rock an outfit you need to feel confident. Be the boss you were made to be and own the look. 

Ankaras come in all sorts of shapes and colors. Long, short and with different colors and sleeves. 

Choose and accessorize according to what Ankara you own. Try to keep your bottoms plain as well let the design speak for its self. 

 

And that’s a wrap for this AMAZING collaboration!

Make sure to check out http://www.curveswithstyle.com

Thanks to: My mom and dad for being of great support, my best friends, Miss_nyawi and el_afrique and to the photographer, Isaac. And all you readers, Keep being amazing.

SONG OF THE BLOG: Revival – Selena Gomez, because I’ve been gone for a while figuring everything out. 😘😗

This has been Tatiana Kiara, you have read all things Kiki. Don’t leave before commenting below and following.

                    Till next week, Xoxo Kiki.