Monthly Archives: April 2012

A day in the life #14 (2012)

I’m on my way to see Mr Fwejeje, a blind teacher whose wife has been making me dozens of school uniforms. The deadline is today so he has been roped in to sewing on buttons. I head home with a … Continue reading

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2012 Trip part 4

Sunday, 15th April With today being Sunday I figured I’d treat it as a rest day before the final push came along. My last few days are always hectic as I have to finish all the jobs, empty my house … Continue reading

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A day in the life #13 (2012)

 7.40am is about as late as I get to sleep in until.    Don’t be fooled by the taps. There is no running water and the cistern is broken.     Breakfast consists of a banana    It doesnt rain often … Continue reading

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2012 Trip part 3

Monday, 9th April The plan had been to go to town early in the morning as we had a lot to do, but when you have five people in your house rattling off their problems and another five waiting outside… … Continue reading

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2012 Trip part 2

Thurday, 5th April Our departure to town was almost thwarted by another continual stream of visitors. One of whom was Zenadea, a blind student teacher from a town around 5 hours away. She had asked me for a talking watch … Continue reading

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A day in the life #12 (2012)

Good morning Tanzania Standard wake up time out here due to the chickens and monkeys outside I get a text from a local friend who is checking there is enough maize for a project for later in the day More … Continue reading

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2012 Trip part 1

Wednesday, March 28 The journey out here went smoothly. It takes 29 hours to get from my room in Bristol to my room in Buigiri, although a fair chunk of that is spent waiting at airports and bus stands. African … Continue reading

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