Monthly Archives: January 2013

AU # 10

Hello Africa Updatees! I just want to say this philosophical ditty ahead was born of facing my own mortality – strangely to blame on our age of digital communication. As I have been away from my family now for over … Continue reading

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AU # 9

Get on your bikes and ride! Freddy Mercury was getting fat bottomed girls on bikes way before I was getting bikes to topless African woman. Okay I exaggerate, none of those topless women come to the workshops, they just hang … Continue reading

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AU # 8

War, what is it good for? Absolutely nothin’! I rode my bike through the surrounding jungle and small villages leading to a river on the outskirts of Lunsar. An idyllic day, the hot sun blazed above, tempered thankfully by the … Continue reading

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AU # 7

Dear All, This is out of my journal, but thought it worth sharing. My last few emails were about Africa and the outer experience, and how the effect we are having can be felt. It feels good to be part … Continue reading

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AU # 6

The other side of the coin!! How’s the body? As you stay longer you work side by side with people suffering from Malaria, or worse. The sweaty faces, cold clammy handshake or jaundiced eyes say a lot more than the … Continue reading

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AU # 5

TITLE: The nuts and bolts. Yes Africa, always a challenge around the corner. Now that I have somewhat settled into a groove here all the other challenges come to the fore. Corruption is an ongoing theme here in Sierra Leone, … Continue reading

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AU # 4

Well i sit in the Baptist eye clinic in a very poor part of the world. The infrastructure here is pretty non-existent. The roads are very muddy and potholed at this tail end of the rainy season. The people are … Continue reading

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