Look at what I stumbled on. Someone who is planting trees on the beloved Ngong Hills!! Such an inspirational story!!!
“I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong hills” .
This is the first sentence of Karen Blixen’s book, Out of Africa, who had published her book under a man’s name, Isak Dinesen, because at that time women writers were not taken seriously.
Today it was the soldier environmental program day, and so we all went to the Ngong hills – ngong means knackles in maasai- to plant 2500 trees. I was looking forward to this, so I even came back a day ealier from my holidays. Everyone is so exceptionally nice at my working place, it is such a pleasure!
When we arrived the hills could not be seen at all. The mist was so thick that we could not see beyond 20 meters. It was poetic and mysterious. In fact it could have been any landscape in Europe, and more precisely an…
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