Michael Mundia Kamau's Website

Mum, Phyllis Njeri Kamau (then Phyllis Njeri Kibuchi), when she was training to be a nurse, circa 1955

Dad, Victor Louis Kamau, as a young man

Mum, Phyllis Njeri Kamau (then Phyllis Njeri Kibuchi), with colleagues at Nursing Training Institute, Embu, Kenya, circa 1955. She is on the extreme right of the middle row

Dad, Victor Louis Kamau, circa 1960. Dad is on the extreme left

Mum, Phyllis Njeri Kamau (then Phyllis Njeri Kibuchi), and a colleague circa 1955. Mum is on the right

Mum, Phyllis Njeri Kamau (then Phyllis Njeri Kibuchi), with a colleague, circa 1955. She is on the right. This is when they were training to be nurses in Embu, Kenya

My parents wedding, 30th April 1960, St. Stephens Church, Jogoo Road, Nairobi, Kenya

My parents wedding, 30th April 1960, St. Stephens Church, Jogoo Road, Nairobi, Kenya. There were no colour photos in those days and the photo below was converted into a print from a slide at Nairobi's Ramogi Studio in the year 2003

My parents wedding, 30th April 1960, St. Stephens Church, Jogoo Road, Nairobi, Kenya. There were no colour photos in those days and the photo below was converted into a print from a slide at Nairobi's Ramogi Studio in the year 2003

My parents wedding, 30th April 1960, St. Stephens Church, Jogoo Road, Nairobi, Kenya. There were no colour photos in those days and the photo below was converted into a print from a slide at Nairobi's Ramogi Studio in the year 2003

My parents and my eldest sister, Serah Wairimu "Tatu" Kamau, one day after Tatu's first birthday, 21st October 1960. "Tatu" means three in Kiswahili & is a nickname that has really stuck! It appears on all her documents

My parents and their young family at Nairobi's Nimmi Studio, 24th March 1962. L-R: Tatu, Dad, my older brother Mwangi wa Kamau, Mum, my brother Joseph Maina Kamau, Wairimu & my maternal grandmother Isabella Wairimu Kibuchi

My eldest sister & three older brothers at Nairobi's Nimmi Studio, 2nd June 1965. Seated: Thomas James Mburu Kamau. Standing L-R: Joseph Nicholas Maina Kamau, Serah Wairimu "Tatu" Kamau & Charles Jacob Mwangi Kamau

Caledonian Road, Nairobi, Kenya, circa 1965: L-R: My eldest sister Tatu (first born), Dad, my older brother Maina (third born), and my eldest brother Mwangi (second born)

Caledonian Road, Nairobi, Kenya, circa 1966: L-R: My eldest brother Mwangi (second born), my older brother Maina (third born), my older brother Mburu (fourth born), & eldest sister Tatu (first born)

Caledonian Road, Nairobi, Kenya, circa 1966. L-R: My eldest brother Mwangi, my older brother Maina, my eldest sister Tatu, my older brother Mburu, & my paternal Aunt Jacinta

City Park, Nairobi, Kenya, circa 1966. L-R: Mum, my older brother Mburu, my eldest brother Mwangi, my eldest sister Tatu, my late paternal Aunt Njeri, & my older brother Maina

Thomson Estate, Valley Arcade, Nairobi, Kenya, circa 1967. L-R: My eldest sister Tatu, my older brother Mburu, my older brother Maina, & my eldest brother Mwangi

Dad (bottom row, 3rd from left), at the British American Tobacco (B.A.T.) Training Centre in Chelwood in the United Kingdom, 1970. I've always liked this photo... It has a certain "Easy like Sunday Morning" feel

Yours truly, Michael Mundia Kamau (fifth born), 17th February 1970, one year and one day old... All of us were taken for similar photos at Nairobi's Nimmi Studio, when we were one year old

My younger sister, the late Annabelle Wandia Kamau (sixth born). She died as an infant. Rest in Peace, Wandia

Yours truly, Michael Mundia Kamau (Mundi), on my first birthday, 16th February 1970. On my right is Mum, on my left is my eldest sister Tatu & behind me I think, is my older brother Mburu

Yours truly, Michael Mundia Kamau (Mundi), on my first birthday, 16th February 1970. L-R: Mum, my older brother Mwangi, My older brother Mburu, my eldest sister Tatu, my older brother Maina & a neighbour then

Thomson Estate, Valley Arcade, Nairobi, Kenya, circa 1970. Yours truly in the arms of Dad

Thomson Estate, Valley Arcade, Nairobi, Kenya, circa 1970. Yours truly in the arms of my eldest sister, Tatu, with Mum concurrently combing Tatu's hair...!

Thomson Estate, Valley Arcade, Nairobi, Kenya, 1972. This was just before we took my eldest brother Mwangi to what was then known as Nairobi Airport. Mwangi had won a school contest, whose prize was a trip to Sweden...!

Yours truly, Michael Mundia Kamau (Mundi), circa 1971, Thomson Estate, Valley Arcade, Nairobi, Kenya. We then stayed in a B.A.T. Kenya company house, when my dad was the Factory Engineer for B.A.T. Kenya. He left in 1974

Thomson Estate, Valley Arcade, Nairobi, Kenya, circa 1971. L-R: My older brother Mburu, my older brother Maina, my eldest sister Tatu, & my eldest brother Mwangi. We still have those bikes! NB. Notice my tricycle between the bikes!

Thomson Estate, Valley Arcade, Nairobi, Kenya, circa 1971. I have vague memories of these family weekend afternoon sessions we had back then. The ones we had in Moi Estate in the 1980s, I clearly remember! We moved to Moi in 1974

Thomson Estate, Valley Arcade, Nairobi, Kenya, circa 1974. L-R: My older brother Maina, my eldest brother Mwangi, my older brother Mburu, & my eldest sister Tatu

Yours truly, Michael Mundia Kamau (Mundi), Thomson Estate, Valley Arcade, Nairobi, Kenya, 1974. I used to like that t-shirt very much! Dad had just given me a beating for messing up, but he's never been one to keep grudges!

Nimmi Studio, Nairobi, Kenya, 6th November 1974. L-R: My older brother Maina, my younger brother Gabriel Njoroge Kamau (eighth born), & Dad. Njoroge was one year and one day old