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Flat hunting uphill struggle

September 3, 2015

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It has taken almost five weeks to find a flat.  I’ve slotted in viewings between shifts and on every available day off. What a flipin drag!!  I’ve been left fed up, tired and totally disillusioned. There’s no shortage of vacant properties in Istanbul, it’s more because apartments within my budget are decorated with furniture left […]

The National Tree Seed Centre – Day 88

May 30, 2012

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  Ten kilometres outside of Kampala’s city centre is the National Tree Seed Centre. It’s a plot of land set just off Jinja Road, its location is somewhat out-of-place along the busy main artery towards Jinja and Kenya. The variety of seeds found here are many, but my interest is in one seed in particular […]

Operation millenii – Day 71

May 13, 2012

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This morning two of the staff from the B&B – Lucy and Maria – and myself took a matatu to Hoima. It’s a town about 40km from Biiso and it’s bigger than Masindi but not as bustling. The road there is very bad and the journey is painful. The taxi stops at every village en […]