Title: Hoggs in Uganda (Uganda)

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The End of the Adventure - 11/Dec/2010 13:42 - 4376 days ago
It is now almost three months since we returned home and we have been very busy catching up with family and friends, and slottin...
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Farewells - 13/Sep/2010 18:00 - 4465 days ago
We spent last night in Entebbe and two hours ago we took off on our journey home. We are excited about returning home but are su...
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Our final word from Kampala - 08/Sep/2010 18:52 - 4470 days ago
With only five days to go until we return to Scotland after this amazing year, it seems appropriate to follow the example of oth...
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The Gorillas - 05/Sep/2010 18:51 - 4473 days ago
Our final fling has been a trip to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (the name says it all) for gorilla tracking. Many of our guests ha...
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The Royal Pride Academy - 17/Aug/2010 17:16 - 4492 days ago
Well! In 4 weeks time we expect to be home barring any airport strikes. Our attention is focused on end of placement reports and...
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Health Visiting African Style - 15/Aug/2010 14:53 - 4494 days ago
Rhona -Most of my time and energy has been focused on increasing Reach Out’s research capacity and capability.For the last few...
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An Adventurette? - 18/Jul/2010 17:50 - 4522 days ago
.... or a small adventure within the year's big adventure.We have just returned from a few days visiting fellow VSOers working ...
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Kampala blasts - short blog - 12/Jul/2010 17:23 - 4528 days ago
We were shocked to hear of the bomb explosions in Kampala yesterday and fortunate not to be involved. Rhona and I left Kampala y...
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David's last post from Uganda - 24/Jun/2010 20:44 - 4546 days ago
David:I've been back in the UK now for almost a fortnight. Time sure flies by. However, I had one last post to share, ...
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Into the last quarter - 19/Jun/2010 19:00 - 4551 days ago
Well we are starting to count the weeks (13) until we return home– we are due back in Edinburgh by 18th September. We are asse...
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A Day at Reach Out - 10/Jun/2010 19:00 - 4560 days ago
David:The call to yoga attracts gradually increasing numbers to the morning-sunlit compound of Reach Out Mbuya - the project whe...
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Into the wilderness - 09/Jun/2010 20:19 - 4561 days ago
David:We're back. And, rather surprisingly, alive. Our safari trip was, for the most part, a fantastic chance to see the wi...
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First impressions all over again... - 03/Jun/2010 20:00 - 4567 days ago
David:It's 7.30pm.  An excited Glaswegian shriek is heard in the mids of the arrivals area of Entebbe airport.  The lo...
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Collaboration - 02/Jun/2010 18:00 - 4568 days ago
31st May, 2010We have had a busy month with more visitors. Two students, Carolyn and Danielle have been over from Edinburgh for ...
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The Crater Lakes - 08/May/2010 14:59 - 4593 days ago
5th May 2010We have been away for a few days to the West of Uganda. First we went to Fort Portal for a night, and had dinner wit...
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Easter vacation - 18/Apr/2010 05:53 - 4613 days ago
We had a week (31st March to 7th April) away over Easter to Lake Bunyoni in the southwest of Uganda. It is the furthest we have ...
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Transport in Uganda - 28/Mar/2010 07:05 - 4634 days ago
Although maybe not untypical of Africa the public transport options in Uganda are quite different from the UK. In our past blogs...
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Kampala Erupts - 25/Mar/2010 17:36 - 4637 days ago
Rhona - 25th MarchLife in Kampala has been a bit tense since a week ago last Monday when there were riots at Makerere University...
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My VSO Placement - 17/Mar/2010 04:01 - 4645 days ago
Bobby - 16th March 2010This is probably the most boring blog so far (no photos but I thought some flowcharts might be helpful) b...
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More Safaris - 08/Mar/2010 05:46 - 4654 days ago
 Rhona -Our friends Donald and David from the UK have been here for twelve days and just left on Tuesday. It was great havi...
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Between visitors - 13/Feb/2010 19:59 - 4677 days ago
13th February, 2010We are having a quiet weekend between guests - two have just gone and two more arrive next Friday. Trailfinde...
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A good life in Kampala - 30/Jan/2010 11:47 - 4691 days ago
Wednesday 27th January.Well, after the excitement of Christmas things have settled down and we are both hard at work for Reachou...
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Back to auld claes an' matoke - 14/Jan/2010 03:11 - 4707 days ago
Sunday 10th January 2010After a great Christmas break, we are back to focusing on what we came to do here. It was good seeing ev...
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Our first African Christmas - 03/Jan/2010 13:33 - 4718 days ago
31st December  -We have just seen off our son Hamish and his partner Morven after a really magical Christmas, mainly due to...
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Living well - 21/Dec/2009 19:43 - 4731 days ago
20th DecemberThis weekend we have been getting ready for Christmas and the arrival of Hamish and Morven, our son and his partner...
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An international week. - 11/Dec/2009 18:24 - 4741 days ago
Saturday 5th December.This week was very busy for us; Tuesday was World Aids Day and it is also  International Volunteering...
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Visit to Jinja on the Nile - 05/Dec/2009 18:02 - 4747 days ago
30th November 2009 We had our first trip out of Kampala to somewhere other than Entebbe.We went to Jinja for the weekend to...
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Eight weeks in - 26/Nov/2009 15:30 - 4756 days ago
Rhona - 25/11/09Last week we had our second in-country training course now that we have had a chance to get started in our place...
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Planning and Partying the Reach Out Way - 17/Nov/2009 18:24 - 4765 days ago
Rhona -Saturday 14th  NovemberI had a busy time the week before last at work. There was a three day strategic planning work...
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The harsh realities of Ugandan lives - 13/Nov/2009 19:02 - 4769 days ago
Bobby -Friday 13th NovemberThis week has given us cause to reflect on some of the differences between life in Britain and life i...
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Seven weeks in - 07/Nov/2009 07:14 - 4775 days ago
Rhona -During the water and power cuts a couple of weeks ago, while we heated the water from the jerry can on the two burner gas...
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Untitled - 31/Oct/2009 12:30 - 4782 days ago
Bobby -Thursday 29th OctoberIt's been another interesting week for us. The rainy season has intensified andi ts been cloudierand...
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Back to the golf - 23/Oct/2009 17:04 - 4790 days ago
Bobby -Rhona and I are settling into our work at Reach Out and feel really fortunate with our placements in such an interesting...
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Untitled - 18/Oct/2009 16:33 - 4795 days ago
We have had another very good week at work and feel very fortunate to have been given the chance to work with such a great organ...
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Untitled - 09/Oct/2009 07:32 - 4804 days ago
Rhona– Friday 9th OctoberWe have a holiday today as it is Independence Day, probably four days is enough for us for our first ...
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Untitled - 08/Oct/2009 19:52 - 4805 days ago
Bobby -Tuesday 6th October - We have started work. This is our second full day at Reach Out. Like yesterday, the morning started...
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We have arrived - 02/Oct/2009 10:49 - 4811 days ago
Bobby -17th September, 2009. We are off to Uganda. Now the day has come we seem to be in a no man’s land between the familiar...
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