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Rice – Day 39

April 12, 2012

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Rice is a staple part of the Ugandan diet, it complements pretty much most meals and it’s filling enough to keep you going throughout the day. But the cost of rice is increasing, as well as other food items and every week I think Nancy will faint when she hears how much 2kg is going […]

Easter Holidays – Day 34

April 8, 2012

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Yesterday most people decided to leave camp for the four-day public holiday to go and see their families during Easter. It’s a big holiday here and people stop work on Thursday afternoon and make long journeys back to the villages. I was going to be the only student left behind as the other Westerners went […]

Learning to cook may have helped man’s evolution

August 24, 2011

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Bad manners are one of my pet hates and that also includes table manners. It drives me potty when people chew food with their mouth open. Not only is it unsightly but it sounds bloody awful. Thankfully through the art of cooking, food is softened up which means it takes us less time to chew […]