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Hottest Blogs

Today... 1. John Calloway (Nepal)
2. Sheila Ash (India)

Last 30 Days... 1. John Calloway (Nepal)
2. Sheila Ash (India)
3. Charlotte Beauvoisin (Uganda)
4. Clarifel Rodrigo (Tanzania)
5. Gilly Clifford (Cambodia)

Latest Blog Posts (Show 20 30 50)

on John Calloway - Nepal - 14 hours ago

Surface of the moon…?
on John Calloway - Nepal - 16 hours ago

Review: Mona: Let's Learn and Read: Hindi-English
on Sheila Ash - India - 11 days ago

Review: Mona: Let's Learn and Read: Hindi-English
on Sheila Ash - India - 11 days ago

Dream landscape…
on John Calloway - Nepal - 12 days ago

Review: The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair
on Sheila Ash - India - 22 days ago

Mandark @ The Lord John Russell…[12/5/23]
on John Calloway - Nepal - 25 days ago

It’s a signal….
on John Calloway - Nepal - 26 days ago

on John Calloway - Nepal - 30 days ago

Turin Brakes…
on John Calloway - Nepal - 31 days ago

Another quiet night in England…
on John Calloway - Nepal - 35 days ago

Darkness at the edge of town…?
on John Calloway - Nepal - 36 days ago

Chimp Empire–Kibale’s chimpanzees star on Netflix!
on Charlotte Beauvoisin - Uganda - 44 days ago

Skeleton Tree…
on John Calloway - Nepal - 45 days ago

on John Calloway - Nepal - 56 days ago

Margins, crossing points and guardians of the edge lands…
on John Calloway - Nepal - 59 days ago

Eek! from the forest + podcast loading
on Charlotte Beauvoisin - Uganda - 60 days ago

Audio Book Review: The Disappearance of Stephanie Mailer, translated by Howard Curtis, narrated by Greg Lockett, Stephanie Dufrense, Todd Kramer.
on Sheila Ash - India - 81 days ago

Everyone is someone……
on John Calloway - Nepal - 85 days ago

Book Review: The Enigma of Room 622 by Joël Dicker, Translated by The Enigma of Room 622 narrated by Chris Harper
on Sheila Ash - India - 85 days ago

Light finds a way…
on John Calloway - Nepal - 94 days ago

Latest health measures at Entebbe International Airport, Uganda [UPDATED]
on Charlotte Beauvoisin - Uganda - 98 days ago

Book Review: Monsieur Linh and His Child, translated by Euan Cameron
on Sheila Ash - India - 107 days ago

Book Review: Accabadora by Michela Murgia, translated by Silvester Mazzarella
on Sheila Ash - India - 108 days ago

Book Review: And the Wind Sees All by Guðmundur Andri Thorsson, Björg Árnadóttir (translator), Shai Sendik (Translator)
on Sheila Ash - India - 131 days ago

Book Review: Girl Meets Boy by Ali Smith
on Sheila Ash - India - 139 days ago

Book Review: The Prague Orgy by Philip Roth
on Sheila Ash - India - 144 days ago

The year of saying YES
on Charlotte Beauvoisin - Uganda - 147 days ago

Book Review: The Cockroach By Ian McEwan, narrated by Bill Nighy
on Sheila Ash - India - 148 days ago

Book Review: The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes
on Sheila Ash - India - 158 days ago

Book Review: Miss Iceland by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, translated by Brian FitzGibbon
on Sheila Ash - India - 167 days ago

The Challenge of Protecting the Great Apes and the Albertine Rift
on Charlotte Beauvoisin - Uganda - 168 days ago

Book Review: The Years by Annie Ernaux, translated by Alison L. Strayer
on Sheila Ash - India - 175 days ago

Is Uganda safe to visit? [YES IT IS!]
on Charlotte Beauvoisin - Uganda - 186 days ago

Book Review: Storm Birds by Einar Karason tranlsated by Quentin Bates
on Sheila Ash - India - 191 days ago

Book Review: The War of the Poor by Eric Vuillard, Translated by Mark Polozzotti
on Sheila Ash - India - 192 days ago

Top things to do in Kampala [UPDATED]
on Charlotte Beauvoisin - Uganda - 198 days ago

Review: Creole
on Sheila Ash - India - 203 days ago

Short Story Podcast Review: The Cafeteria in the Evening and a Pool in the Rain by Yoko Ogawa, read by Madelaine Thien
on Sheila Ash - India - 209 days ago

How to make international calls from Uganda [UPDATED]
on Charlotte Beauvoisin - Uganda - 218 days ago

An American asks: should we reconsider travel because of Ebola?
on Charlotte Beauvoisin - Uganda - 218 days ago

Book Review / Audiobook review: Outlaws by Javier Cercas, translated by Anne McLean, Narrated by Luis Moreno
on Sheila Ash - India - 224 days ago

Book Review: Camanchaca by Diego Zúñiga, translated by Megan McDowell
on Sheila Ash - India - 230 days ago

MASH-tastic! The muzungu’s bus tips from Kampala to Nairobi [UPDATED]
on Charlotte Beauvoisin - Uganda - 233 days ago

Book Review: By the Sea by Abdulrazak Gurnah
on Sheila Ash - India - 233 days ago

AudioBook Review: We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson, narrated by Bernadette Dunne
on Sheila Ash - India - 234 days ago

Short Story Review: A Slow Boat to China by Haruki Murakami
on Sheila Ash - India - 311 days ago

Perfect Timing
on Adrian Murray - Cambodia - 322 days ago

The Last Days
on Adrian Murray - Cambodia - 337 days ago

Getting busy…
on Adrian Murray - Cambodia - 369 days ago