Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Willy Wax – Ouch!

I would like to foray, for a moment, into the world of life and style and womanhood.  We women live a life and lifestyle of constant torture. Someone even sang a song about it.  ‘Sometimes it’s hard to be a … Continue reading

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Murdoch’s Somalia Cartoon

Did you see the cartoon in The London Times?  It’s the one depicting the alien, looking children, supposedly Somalian.  One of the children carries an empty bowl.  He has his hand on his distended belly.  The bubble reads, “I’ve had … Continue reading

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Uganda, Aloi

Aloi Primary School kids walk to school and don’t have meals.  Sometimes they don’t eat for 1½ days.  Girls drop out when they reach puberty because they don’t have sanitary provisions at all.  Boys continue with their education and thus … Continue reading

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Uganda Diary Leaving Kampala

Uganda  – aug 10 On the bus, drove to centre of town in Kampala, stopped, waited.  Our leader bought a muffin.  We’re stuck waiting for people who are late. This seems so typical of this trip; so much waiting for … Continue reading

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Uganda Diaries 1

I’m in Uganda.  It’s the 8th of August.  The place we’re staying is an arts centre just outside of town.  It’s like a camp at Pretoriouskop.  It’s a far cry from the divine luxury of Le Chatelat, but hey, it’s … Continue reading

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Journey To Rwanda

To the airport we took the Gau.  That’s a very convenient way to travel to ORT and it’s not at all uncomfortable.  Uneventful thus far.  There was  a strange guy at the airport who insisted on weighing our luggage.  There … Continue reading

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Ground hog day

It’s like ground hog day.  Can we have ground hog week or ground hog month?   Actually, it’s starting to look like ground hog year! Didn’t we have a situation last year and the year before where every single conceivable industry … Continue reading

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