Title: Sally in Namibia (Namibia)

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Still learning - 04/Dec/2009 12:24 - 5285 days ago
I have only a few days left but I am still learning new things about the College for example the other day I was in the staff ro...
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Hot Stuff - 30/Nov/2009 12:53 - 5289 days ago
I spent my final weekend away before leaving Namibia at Kunene River Lodge which is up in the North on the Angolan border. It's ...
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Make My Day - 13/Nov/2009 11:05 - 5306 days ago
I have had a few examples recently when I have made someone's day– it is such a good feeling but also reminds me how little pe...
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The Integrity School - 11/Nov/2009 10:56 - 5308 days ago
I went to visit my friend Leah's pre school when they were having their cultural week. I have been on the board of the school si...
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Mr and Miss Culture - 06/Oct/2009 10:24 - 5344 days ago
Part of the cultural festival was different performances each evening including weddings, dancing and singing. I missed these b...
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College Cultural Festival Day 1 - 02/Oct/2009 10:32 - 5348 days ago
Last week was cultural festival week, I wasn't sure what to expect but it turned out to be fun.On Monday everyone came to work i...
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Sunset over Oshakati - 30/Sep/2009 08:42 - 5350 days ago
There is an old airstrip in Oshakati which offers great sunset views. It's not the most salubrious of settings, it appears that ...
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Colin the Chameleon– A Brief Encounter - 30/Sep/2009 06:51 - 5350 days ago
I first found Colin in my garden when he was walking across the sand towards a tree. I initially named him Charlie but over time...
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Housemates and neighbours - 09/Sep/2009 12:41 - 5371 days ago
I used to have a housemate called Sarah. She was from Australia and is the benchmark by which I have judged my other housemates ...
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Names I am called - 09/Sep/2009 07:09 - 5371 days ago
I am called by a whole variety of names here:Sally        I don't mind this, it's my nameMiss Sally    This is usefu...
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Kid's drawings - 19/Aug/2009 14:46 - 5392 days ago
Two boys came into my office today and drew me pictures of houses, probably because they were bored.The thing I notice is it loo...
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Men and Women - 19/Aug/2009 11:47 - 5392 days ago
I continue to stumble across examples of the level of inequality between men and women here, especially in relationships.I am to...
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Namibia’s Got Talent - 12/Aug/2009 06:44 - 5399 days ago
As a volunteer you often find yourself venturing into unknown territory– demonstrating the well tested VSO skills of flexibili...
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Pay day - 07/Aug/2009 08:16 - 5404 days ago
You wake up, walk into town thinking I'll just nip into town to go to the bank and do a bit of shopping, it shouldn't take more ...
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Dignitaries - 06/Aug/2009 14:25 - 5405 days ago
It is easy to tell if a senior figure is in town. First you will hear sirens and then see the start of a cavalcade of police an...
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Namlish - 27/Jul/2009 11:32 - 5415 days ago
Namlish is the term used to refer to the Namibian version of English. Most of the time the two are indistinguishable but every ...
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A Cautionary Tale - 27/Jul/2009 08:52 - 5415 days ago
I have tried to take a fairly relaxed attitude to the various bugs and creepy crawlies in my house. Well, actually not to mozzi...
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Being back - 17/Jun/2009 11:53 - 5455 days ago
Returning to Namibia has provided me with an interesting awareness of stereotypes between the UK and Africa. Typical exchanges ...
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Being home - 08/Jun/2009 11:12 - 5464 days ago
It's funny how being away from home makes you appreciate things more when you are home. I just had a fabulous month catching up ...
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New experiences - 23/Mar/2009 14:02 - 5541 days ago
A visit from the British actor Mat Fraser which was organised by the British Council gave me the opportunity for some new experi...
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Stop press - 16/Mar/2009 07:08 - 5548 days ago
Water came back on Friday intermittently although i was a bit dubious initially when it came out looking brown and i was wonderi...
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Water everywhere and not a drop to drink - 13/Mar/2009 09:35 - 5551 days ago
It is the rainy season and once again there are problems with flooding in the north of Namibia. People who have built homes in ...
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Squash! - 13/Mar/2009 09:05 - 5551 days ago
A new craze has taken hold of the volunteers– squash! There is a squash court at a lodge in Oshakati and there has been a rip...
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This is Africa– part two - 12/Mar/2009 08:11 - 5552 days ago
We arrived back to a rain soaked Maun and a dead car. The pressure was on– we had to get back to Windhoek by the next evening...
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Okavango Delta - 11/Mar/2009 10:03 - 5553 days ago
The drive to Maun was interesting to say the least– there were serious car eating potholes all over the road and it really mad...
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