Monthly Archives: March 2013

A Day In The Life #17

Monday 25th Time check. This is my final full day in Buigiri and so Operation Empty-The-House commences. I spy this dictionary which I left in the village in 2009. It has had some good use! Its new owner added my … Continue reading

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2013 Trip part 4

Saturday 23rd We headed into Dodoma for our final town trip. First up was a trip to Milembeli to hand the uniforms to the children of the blind who live there. There was quite a gathering awaiting us and after … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life #16

Friday, March 22nd Traditional fake sleep photo Time check. Anything after 7.30am counts as a lie in. Checking the cash I have to hand. This is what 2 million looks like. It is 1/8th of my total spend this trip. … Continue reading

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2013 Trip part 3

Monday 18th Each year I meet with the urban blind beggers at their home. They are organised and have a committee to represent them, which makes my life easier. I had asked them to draw up a list of 20 … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life #15

I apologise for the rather awful photo. My picture taking skills are awful at… …7.29am We headed out pretty early. This is the house Ive rented for a few weeks. On our way we pay a visit to the local … Continue reading

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2013 Trip part 2

Thursday 14th We had a leisurely morning with just a few visitors with various problems that needed remedying. I think the highlight of the morning was Shane asking me a question about the previous day’s trip to the witchdoctor. When … Continue reading

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2013 Trip part 1

The journey out here was long but otherwise uneventful.┬áIt makes the 27 hour door-to-door journey go much faster. It is always good to return to Buigiri – as although I often think about Tanzania when I am in England, it … Continue reading

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