Through Jade's Eyes

This blog is about the fictional character, Jade del Cameron (, and the historical time period in which she lives.

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I'm the author of the Jade del Cameron historical mystery series set in 1920's Africa. Lots of action, intrigue, mystery and a dash of romance. Follow me at *The audio link (view complete profile) is an interview by Baron Ron Herron (9/17/2009, Santa Barbara {CA} News-Press Radio, KZSB, AM 1290

Monday, December 21, 2009


There was a lot to do and see for Christmas in Nairobi in 1920 and below is a glimpse of some of the wonders that the colony's capital city.
For the Children there was a magical display of color and wonder with a visit from Santa Claus, all sponsored by Whiteaway, Laidlaw & Co, Ltd., one of Nairobi's large stores.

For the adults, there were opportunities to dance. The Victoria Hotel offered a costume ball on Christmas eve and the Forest Hotel planned a dance on Christmas Day. So enjoy the glimpse in Christmases past and, from myself, Jade del Cameron and all her friends: A very Merry Christmas.

Next Week: New Years and Race Week Galas
All images taken from The East African Standard

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