- You gotta love weekends!! Na een week hard werken is het toch altijd weer fijn om weekend te hebben. Te meer als je allemaal leuke dingen op je programma kan zetten. Zo ook afgelopen weekend.
Zaterdag had ik afgesproken om te gaan shoppen met Posted by SuzannaM in Suzanna Internationa(a)l | May 23, 2011
- Making PaperJust when you thought you might never hear from me again...
Well, it turns out I haven't completely abandoned my blog after all!
This morning, I took the kids on a field trip with a group of fellow home-schoolers to [[http://www.papercraftafrica.co Posted by BriteLite in Mzungu Ramblings | May 20, 2011
- An Easy Rider I Ain't!I had grand ambitions of waking up early and getting on the 8am bus to Fort Portal this morning but these plans were dashed when I realised that I hadn’t set the alarm on my watch properly. This was probably Posted by VincitVeritas in My African Odyssey | May 16, 2011
- A City of Seven HillsI took it pretty easy during the day today, I guess I was physically and emotionally exhausted after my conversation with Alisa the night before. Nonetheless, in the late afternoon I decided to do a little exploring. I started making Posted by VincitVeritas in My African Odyssey | May 6, 2011
- All Kinds of Chaos in Kampala!I had hoped to wake up early enough to see the sun rising over Lake Victoria but evidently my bunk was just too comfortable and by the time I got up, dawn had already broken. We reached Port Bell (which Posted by VincitVeritas in My African Odyssey | May 3, 2011
- Feesten op zijn Oegandees en eieren zoeken in de bushBlog 17-4-2011
Sorry sorry sorry! Mijn laatste blog is al weer van meer dan een maand geleden. Dat was absoluut niet de bedoeling maar het is zo'n gekkenhuis geweest dat het er elke keer weer bij in schoot ondanks alle beloftes. Posted by SuzannaM in Suzanna Internationa(a)l | Apr 25, 2011
- Bye bye BULA The kids had been telling us all weekend that they had no lessons at school in the last week of term. We took this with a pinch of salt, as they've told a fair few lies before! However, as Posted by kristian23 in From British Sugar to Bali | Apr 25, 2011
- A Taste of Village LifeYesterday, to celebrate Easter, the kids and I went with Resty, one of the Sunday school teachers from Amazing Grace church, to her village about an hour north of Kampala. I wasn't too excited about the drive there and back Posted by BriteLite in Mzungu Ramblings | Apr 25, 2011
- Aiya!!Yesterday, Brooke's Tae Kwan Do class did a demonstration for Heritage International School's talent show. I was pretty proud of my soon-to-be Blue Belt!
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- Brilliant BULA abode Leaving Stringer for his last week in Zanzibar, I jetted off to BULA Children's Home, Kampala. Unlike our mess of a flight to Zanzibar, I made it seamlessly to Entebbe airport, even arriving 15 minutes ahead of schedule! Despite Posted by kristian23 in From British Sugar to Bali | Apr 20, 2011
- Hippo encounters, a beautiful lion and a magical lakeAs I swam through Lake Bunyoni, my strokes cutting through the glittering reflections of lush terraced hills and bright blue skies, the fresh water cooling a sun-drenched morning contentedly spent paddling our way around our island in a dug-out canoe Posted by KatieMcQ in Anthropology Actually! | Apr 12, 2011
- 8 Weeks, 6 DaysAfter a temporary hiatus, I am back. Let's just say I've spent the last couple of weeks pouting and harbouring a very legitimate grudge against travellerspoint.com ever since I spent a really LONG time preparing a blog only to lose Posted by BriteLite in Mzungu Ramblings | Apr 11, 2011
- The humble beginnings of an ethnography..I must offer a million apologies for not updating my blog in a whole month. Oh how time flies, both when having fun, and especially when absorbed into Ugandan life! There are no excuses, however, and I hope to be Posted by KatieMcQ in Anthropology Actually! | Apr 4, 2011
- Sipi FallsOn March 8th, the same day Erica was leaving Uganda, my good friend, Imre, was arriving from Canada (I count myself fortunate to have so many willing visitors!) The highlight of his stay so far has been a trip we Posted by BriteLite in Mzungu Ramblings | Mar 22, 2011
- Weekend om nooit te vergetenMijn god wat een lang weekend heb ik gehad. Het was ook echt lang (donderdag tot en met dinsdag eigenlijk) maar er is zo veel gebeurt dat het voelt als 2 weken. Daarom is deze blogpost ook zoooooo lang, maar Posted by SuzannaM in Suzanna Internationa(a)l | Mar 16, 2011
- A Party for LeahSaturday, just hours after arriving back in Kampala, Kara hosted a birthday party for Leah. Erica and Mara did face painting and there were other festive activities like a balloon toss and relay races.
After the rest of the party guests Posted by BriteLite in Mzungu Ramblings | Mar 13, 2011
- At the Nile PorchWell, I'm playing catch-up on my blog now, so I apologize in advance for presenting out-dated material over the course of the next few entries!
Last Friday, Erica and Kara and I played hooky from motherhood for about 24 hours and Posted by BriteLite in Mzungu Ramblings | Mar 13, 2011
- Before and AfterSo our big project while Erica was here was to paint the garage of the resource centre to make it a little more inviting for the children who play in there. Here are some photos to give you an idea Posted by BriteLite in Mzungu Ramblings | Mar 13, 2011
- Just a quiet weekAfter experiments have turned out very successful this week I have decided to do another one; writing my blog on location. Thus, here I am sitting next to the swimming pool in Colines hotel! And so far… I think it’s Posted by SuzannaM in Suzanna Internationa(a)l | Mar 6, 2011
- A Day In the LifeI thought it was time for a quick and dirty illustrated update, so here are some excerpts from a day in the life:
1. Boda to Work
An essential part of everyday life, our local Boda stage, located at the bottom Posted by mzunguwho in Ki Kati from Kampala | Mar 3, 2011
- Babies' Homes, BeadforLife and Bad HairSo we continue to take Erica on a whirlwind tour of the sites and sounds of Kampala.
Sunday night, I left the kids with Pat and Kara and she and I and one other couple headed out to the Ndere Centre Posted by BriteLite in Mzungu Ramblings | Mar 1, 2011
- Elections & verkiezingen
So far Uganda has had 3 elections and there is one more coming up tomorrow. On the 18th the MPs and president were voted for and last wednesday the district commisioner. The final one will be the local mayor and Posted by SuzannaM in Suzanna Internationa(a)l | Mar 1, 2011
- Escaping the City to SipiIt was as we reached the outskirts of Kampala in the 'party bus' on Sunday evening, grinding to a halt to patiently wait in long lines of traffic, and beginning to taste the soot and fumes on our tongues, I Posted by KatieMcQ in Anthropology Actually! | Mar 1, 2011
- Keeping Busy in KampalaOn Saturday, we visited Agape orphanage again. I was there to meet up with some other volunteers from Denmark. They were very friendly, and, it turns out, have been working with one of the very organizations I was keen to Posted by BriteLite in Mzungu Ramblings | Feb 27, 2011
- Walking the PipeMy sister-in-law Erica arrived Thursday night. Funny story...I read the itinerary wrong (guess after all these years, I still can't read the 24-hour clock) and after sitting on the edges of our seats at the airport for about half an Posted by BriteLite in Mzungu Ramblings | Feb 26, 2011