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A Christmas Gift That Gives Everywhere…

This is a letter to my 16 nephews and nieces sharing with them where their Christmas gift from their grandmother has gone this year, as it does every year. For me living in Africa this year it was very important … Continue reading

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The Resilience Spectrum – where are you on the scale?

Bike trip end of day 3 of 7… I think it was as my kidneys felt like they were going to explode out the side of ribcage that I thought about what I was actually doing. I was cycling downhill … Continue reading

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The Rwanda/Uganda Bike Tour of A Thousand (and fucking one) Hills – An Emotional Ride!

The Rwanda/Uganda Bike Tour of A Thousand (and fucking one) Hills An Emotional Ride! Rwanda is known as the land of a thousand hills and I certainly feel like I got to experience many of them on my 620km cycling … Continue reading

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Fantastic Africa – Why Africa is so rich!

So while I spoke of Africa fatigue in my last blog I must counteract that with the wonderful reality that the world that is lucky to have Africa as a part of it. The Africans are so refined at knowing … Continue reading

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Africa Fatigue

I have started to fatigue a little on this continent. I remember this fatigue very well from the last time I was here living for a year in Ethiopia. Last time I reached a point where I just didn’t want … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Weekday or Worthy Weekend in Luweero…

Want to spend a weekend where you can travel anywhere in the world, learn anything you could imagine or have a hot romance with your fantasies running wild…?! You can also add in some of the best fresh pineapple in the … Continue reading

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What’s in a shower…?

A bright and beautiful sunrise on one side and quite dark and gloomy on the other is my advantage point over Kampala this morning (2 weeks ago). Luckily this doesn’t reflect my state of being as well. I wanted to … Continue reading

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Polio Eradication – the Good, the Bad, the Ugly and (mostly) the INSPIRING…

World Polio Day a time to reflect, resolve and respond I have now been putting my time, dedication, passion and energy into polio eradication since almost this day in 2011 when my colleague at Global Poverty Project said they wanted … Continue reading

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No better way (for me) to live in Uganda

  The home I live in is with a mother, father, daughter, often son, three cousins, a house maid, an aunt and often an extra sibling or relative or two! My room is off in a slightly separate quarters shared … Continue reading

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A community hero who shouldn’t have to be

Judith is a mother of three who raises her children on her own single-handedly but without use of her legs that were stricken and debilitated by polio as a child. Judith has had to come from absolutely no income or … Continue reading

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