Monthly Archives: November 2012

20 November 2012

We had big rain last night which cut off the power. The whole place is cooler and smelled much fresher after it had stopped raining. We met with Stephen to say farewell before we went to the airport. When we … Continue reading

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19 November 2012

We drove into town to the Protea Hotel where there is wifi internet access. This is how we are keeping in contact with the UK. Mrs Jane Kaunda drove to the hotel from her farm which is on the border … Continue reading

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18 November 2012

Went to church for the 8am service at St Pauls, the Anglican church in Chipata. This is the church where John’s mum used to bring him along as a kid leading him by the ear. John was a bit more … Continue reading

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17 November 2012

The wind was blowing last night and things (probably mangos from the trees) were landing on the wriggly tin roofs of our rooms. A bit like trying to sleep in kettle drum in the middle of the 1812 Overture. The … Continue reading

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16 November 2012

Another hot day in paradise. It did rain last night though, briefly but as a sudden downpour. It left the air smelling cool and refreshed. But the rains are late this year, and the farmers are waiting on them to … Continue reading

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15 November 2012

Met with Emmanuel and Stephen and then went to Spar to pick up tribute gifts for the Chief of cooking oil, flour and rice. This is a kind of protocol for such visits. We drove approx 25km out of Chipata … Continue reading

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