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October’s Bullet Journal

“…the simple meditative art of writing word by hand ” – Written by hand, Erica Tighe. I love writing by hand. Always have ever since I was young. It started out with the alphabet letters and numbers gradually escalated to lists of television advertisements and cartoon shows that won me over. Years later, it was composition stories and …

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The Code Section

Coding is easy.

Coding is easy. All one needs is hard work, the drive or passion, a great fun time learning and above all consistency, another mountain on itself. When I set out to learn Python, all I had was my curiosity, a learning partner and one book as my main resource. I was very excited. We all have …

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#100DaysOfCode Game Plan

2nd attempt of #100DaysOfCode after a Christmas period slip up. This time round am more ready, more organized and more psyched. I split the 100 days into 10 sections thereby breaking down my big goals discussed in a previous post https://5folddesign.com/2017/12/28/a-stab-at-100daysofcode/  into smaller tasks. I intend to post the 10 day plan each week along …

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2018’s Design Exploration Goals

“Make and Share. Make and Share. Make and Share.” – Shantell Martin Of my personal legends, design is one of the few I have always wanted to achieve. In hopes of exploring my design enthusiasm, I started this blog in August 2017 to share my work , document my learning curve, open it up to …

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A Stab at #100DaysOfCode

‘Only way to become a pro is to progress.’ Consistency is king and takes a lot to form a habit. After several failed attempts to learn Python in the recent years, the August 2017 attempt has been my best so far and am planning to see it through. Jumpstarting the consistency is an elephant task …

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Robotics. A sporadic obsession.

Of my endless sporadic obsessions, Robotics was one of the few that I never intensely dived into. I think it’s time. Backing up to the early days of my Robotics obsession research period coupled with rewatching Ex_Machina, Iron Man, The Imitation Game and the Tars tactical robot in the Interstellar universe, I was quick to …

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Reminiscing My Childhood Part 02 : Cartoon Network

For majority of my younger years, home was a house in a 10-unit staff quarters with quite the number of friends, mostly age mates to play with and enough open play areas. Back then, our young lives revolved around very few events such as playing  ‘Cha Mama na Cha Baba’ and other games, WWE and …

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Reminiscing My Childhood. Part 01: A.S.K Show

A few weeks back, the water taps went dry, then came the notice to brace for water rationing for a number of days as a result of on-going preparations for the ASK show. The ASK show. Way before my teen years, the Agricultural Society of Kenya (ASK) annual show was this spectacle that was so …

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The Early Art of Sketching

One of my earliest memories of any form of sketching was in kindergarten. In those early days of learning, the teacher would name a thing, living or dead and then ask you to draw it. Case in point:        Lines. Fun with very blunt pencils and the 6 pack crayons, if one was …

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The Finale

Every morning, wake up and move. Wisely choose your wars and battles. Dare to be different. The crowd doesn’t deserve you. With any obstacles, remember that: At the end of your day, look back. Do you deserve that shot in the dark? Every single day.    

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