I got stuck in Zambia. Well I do like it here. But with half the world being on Boris ‘The Animal’ Johnson’s ‘Red List’ (Stand in the corner you bad bad country) it’s kind of difficult to find someone to take you back to the UK. My usual carriers, Kenyan Airways and Ethiopian Airlines haveContinue reading Harvest
Christmas 2019… where has the year gone?
It’s nearly a year since we last posted! I have to start as I always do by thanking everyone who has donated to the project, and of course to those of you who make regular donations. Once again Ketty has proved that her schooling has given an outlet for her bright intelligence by comingContinue reading Christmas 2019… where has the year gone?
Fun and Adventures then back to third year at School
….this is Africa. It smells like Africa, it feels like only sub-saharan Africa can feel, it gets in your blood, under your skin, just like they say. Either that or it freaks you out, the poverty, the utterly different culture, the snakes, the spiders, the malaria, and you never come back. I haven’t posted sinceContinue reading Fun and Adventures then back to third year at School
nearly the end of a second year at school
Wow time flies. It’s a year since I posted almost. The last post I did was indeed quite dark! They were strange times for us all with the cholera and the drought. The harvest was dreadful as we expected and in two weeks I’ll return to wells running dry because the water table wasn’t replenishedContinue reading nearly the end of a second year at school
A first year completed
We went to pick up Ketty a week ago for the long summer holiday at the end of her first year at Magwero School for the Deaf. She was so happy to see us; myself she hadn’t seen since last February just after she’d started at the school. I’m struck by how young she stillContinue reading A first year completed
The star of the show
Hi to everyone again, from my hilltop haven in Wales. So I told you wrong in the last post. In fact Ketty started her education proper in her second term. The first was cramming sign language, which I guess continues. But she’s started on mathematics and introduction to science and other stuff. They give schoolContinue reading The star of the show