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Catch up- Day 49/50

April 23, 2012


It’s been 7 weeks since I last my Uganda friends. This afternoon (Saturday) I arranged to meet Richard and his wife Teddy. As I loitered outside the shopping centre on Entebbe Road, I was approached by Boda guys; the God squad; letchy men and begging children. In typical African tradition he turned late: an hour […]

Bureaucracy – Day 48

April 20, 2012


While I was in London I applied for my visa early, carefully writing the start date as March 1st so that I wouldn’t have to wait in line with all the other plebs getting off the plane late at night at Entebbe’s border control. But when I was handed back my passport from the Ugandan […]

Plots Completed – Day 15

March 18, 2012


This morning I was planning a lie in. It’s incredible how much a week’s worth of walking will take it out of you. I’ve calculated that this week I walked 50km in five days in 30 degree heat. The plots in W21 are finished and I can now think about the arduous task of cutting […]