Title: Postcard from Uganda (Uganda)

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VSO Cluster Project - Lake Mburo July 2010 - 05/Nov/2010 13:00 - 4046 days ago
In July of this year, the Mbarara and Bushenyi Cluster (VSO volunteers) took a group of children and their carers/parents and so...
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Kato Mathias - 17/Sep/2010 12:06 - 4095 days ago
Back in March of this year Kato Mathias, a 5 year old little boy, was  referred to Healthy Child Uganda by one of the ...
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Masindi Reunion - June 2010 - 16/Sep/2010 19:09 - 4096 days ago
In early June I paid a return visit to Masindi, where I lived when I first arrived in Uganda. My friends and ex-volunteers Chris...
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Four month up-date...! - 12/May/2010 04:45 - 4223 days ago
Did I mention before that I wasn't very good at keeping a diary, on-line or otherwise....... hhmmm! Well the lack of blog up-dat...
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Ber's visit....travels around Uganda - 12/May/2010 04:25 - 4223 days ago
To say I was excited about Ber coming to visit, would be putting it mildly.... I'd been counting down the days since i...
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Catching up with family ......great Christmas in South Africa - 03/May/2010 01:14 - 4232 days ago
I spent the 2 weeks over Christmas and New Year with my sister Fionnuala and her family just outside Durban - my sister Mar...
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Mushroom picking at HCU - 01/May/2010 21:22 - 4234 days ago
These photos are of the HCU staff picking mushrooms in the flower beds in the compound. The mushrroms apparently appear annually...
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VSO Cluster Project - 01/May/2010 20:54 - 4234 days ago
Back in July, I wrote about the Mbarara/Bushenyi volunteers getting involved with a community youth project, that teaches young ...
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Tea and grasshoppers.....! - 12/Dec/2009 12:06 - 4374 days ago
What's green, crispy, quite greasy and very salty?A big juicy fried Ugandan grasshopper!!!Think I'll stick to Pringles!!Mid-Nove...
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Invasion of the ants......... - 30/Oct/2009 12:29 - 4417 days ago
Over the last 2 weeks there's been quite a lot of rain, which means lots of mud as most roads off the main roads and out of town...
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Kato and Kakuru - 08/Oct/2009 08:32 - 4439 days ago
When twins are born in Uganda they are often given traditional names meaning first and second born, but what these nam...
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Where's the groom?! - 06/Oct/2009 19:57 - 4441 days ago
A few weeks ago I was invited to attend the introduction and give away for Harriet,  one of the girls who wo...
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Photos from Lake Mburo - 05/Oct/2009 12:24 - 4442 days ago
Lake Mburo is a small national park about an hour and a half's drive from Mbarara on the way to Kampala. Below are photos from m...
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Speeches...speeches...and more speeches.....! - 01/Sep/2009 20:10 - 4476 days ago
On Saturday last I attended a function in a small parish about an hours drive from Mbarara. The reason for the function was to a...
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More flowers....! - 31/Aug/2009 20:18 - 4477 days ago
More photos of flowers! This was the 2nd training session for the flower making project, but it was very different from the firs...
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Jimmy and Jeremy - 10/Aug/2009 15:17 - 4498 days ago
Jimmy and Jeremy are one month old twin boys - don't be fooled by the pink hats. Babies are dressed in all sorts of clothes here...
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Flowers Galore! - 28/Jul/2009 07:44 - 4511 days ago
Imentioned in my last post that I was organising income generating training for local communities, well below are lots of photos...
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'Welcome Our Dear Visitors' - 07/Jul/2009 17:07 - 4532 days ago
Last Saturday I met up with other VSO volunteers from Mbarara and the neighbouring district of Bushenyi for a cluster group meet...
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Anyone for a cup of tea? - 21/Jun/2009 06:58 - 4548 days ago
Until last weekI'd only ever seen images of tea plantations on TV or the side of a box of Tetley tea bags. I was visiting a grou...
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Pretty in pink! - 12/Jun/2009 19:20 - 4557 days ago
Left: Bernard and me - the 2 yr. old son of one of the village CORP's. He took a shine to me once he realised I had homemade coo...
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House photos - Mbarara - 03/Jun/2009 11:14 - 4566 days ago
My new (pink!) houseI was really lucky to find this house - it's compact and bijoux, as the agents would say! But it's comfortab...
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A week of new experiences - 31/May/2009 18:43 - 4569 days ago
The'Tippy Tap'- this is ingenius, and such a good idea! It’s a simple water dispenser which enables people to wash their hands...
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Developments....... - 13/May/2009 15:19 - 4587 days ago
Once again it's been ages since I've 'blogged' - when I started my blog my intention had been to 'post' regularly but unfortunat...
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Lake Albert photos - 18/Apr/2009 16:19 - 4612 days ago
I've had two trips to Lake Albert recently - I visited Butiaba, a fishing village on the shores of the lake at Easter with some ...
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Let the rains begin.... - 06/Apr/2009 18:17 - 4624 days ago
Some of the localchildren who live near my house - they all come running out, shouting'muzungu, bye'(they mean hello!) when they...
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Come on girls! - 11/Mar/2009 17:21 - 4650 days ago
Celebrations for International Women's Day.....girl power!A very large stick insect on the outside (thankfully!) of one of the m...
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Life begins...... - 01/Mar/2009 18:41 - 4660 days ago
Ugandan-style birthday cake (lots of icing)!I hit theBIG 40(it's hard to believe I know!) at the end of last week,so I'm eagerly...
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Untitled - 24/Feb/2009 18:05 - 4665 days ago
It'sbeen a while since I last put a posting on. But I have a good excuse -the hotel was extremely busy for 10 days right up to l...
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Work stuff..... - 05/Feb/2009 17:26 - 4684 days ago
Business at the hotel has been very quiet the last fews weeks, this is due in part to the normal January slump that most busines...
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Soggy Bank Holiday! - 26/Jan/2009 18:30 - 4694 days ago
Yesterday, January 26th, was a public holiday in Uganda, commemorating the day that the National Resistance Movement came to pow...
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More photos.... - 22/Jan/2009 18:12 - 4698 days ago
Maribou Storks - they're quite common in UgandaCrocodile on the NileA family of baboonsSunrise on the NileThe Rift Valley with L...
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First four weeks - 13/Jan/2009 18:39 - 4707 days ago
It's exactly 4 weeks now since I left the UK and I'm gradually getting used to life here in Masindi. The heat is incredible at t...
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Happy New Year! - 01/Jan/2009 10:39 - 4719 days ago
Happy New Year everyone!Well, it is just over 2 weeks since I arrived in Uganda. I'm slowly getting used to the heat and the dus...
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