It's a while since I've posted - not much has happened to be honest. I've spent a couple of weeks house sitting in Milton Keynes without a car and dreadful weather, watching box sets and relaxing. Even so it's been great to catch up with family now returned from Tanzania. Soon we'll move there permanently [...]
We have returned. After three years we are back in MK. It seems like a lifetime and yet it seems like yesterday. We never imagined we would be back here on any permanent basis but here we are. God has a sense of humour.Anita starts work on Tuesday back at her old place of work [...]
A contribution to this week's photo challenge: Satisfaction The satisfaction of winning a game of Scrabble. I was particularly satisfied with 'Castled' in the second game.
A contribution to this week's photo challenge: SatisfactionThe satisfaction of winning a game of Scrabble. I was particularly satisfied with'Castled' in the second game.
It is now time to share one of the longest running sagas of my Myeloma. A long running dispute which has only been partially resolved at the very end of our time in Tanzania.
A submission to this week's photo challenge: Unusual Jakobsen's Beach near Kigoma, Tanzania, lies on the shores of Lake Tangyanika near to the location where Stanley net Livingstone. However, it is particularly unusual for its mini herd of four zebra that wander the forest in and amongst the guest houses. There is no nearby safari park [...]
A contribution to this week's photo challenge:Collage Sunsets from across Africa.
As my link to Africa comes to an end for now. So I thought I'd share an Africa playlist - different to the others as it contains not only songs which contain the word Africa but also some of the songs which were popular while we were out there - played in the bars and [...]
Recently in Mwanza a group of expats and Tanzanian nationals have started up a group called Mwanza Storytellers. The aim is to allow people to share their stories on a chosen theme. So approximately once a month they have gathered at the Yacht Club. Anita was asked to talk at the most recent (and her [...]
A contribution to the new photo challenge:Collage A collage of Herbal Teas to give a little variety in my beverages.
A third contribution to this week's photo challenge: Bridge. Taken in October 2005 on a fabulously clear autumn day in Paris. The various crossings of the River Seine. Then there is the Eiffel Tower itself it's four legs bridging the concourse below.
The Bridges at Victoria Falls on the Zambia / Zimbabwe Border.
As life changes for me this post reflects on the places I have visited and the memories we have I made.
Even with sleeping tablets last night I was asleep much later and awake quite early - so I'm chilled out in the the bedroom late this Sunday morning. Having got up a bit earlier and been to the early service at St George's Church (in truth this early service was a bit too traditional for [...]
From Europe, Asia and Africa. from rickety wooden planks, wobbly wired rope ladders, medieaval constructions to modern day. My contribution to this weeks weekly photo challenge:Bridge