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4 November 2019

An easy start before motoring up the Lundazi road to visit the District Education Board Secretary with whom we are liaising regarding the new school build. It was important that she understood exactly what our commitment is to the project … Continue reading

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2 November 2019

It’s Rugby World Cup final at 11 our time so I’m afraid it’s Mamarulas, a South African owned establishment at 10 for the build up. Written before we went so now back home seriously chastened by a magnificent Springbok demolition … Continue reading

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31 October 2019

We are over halfway on this trip and just starting to feel the pain particularly as even Stephen is finding it too warm for his liking. The plan was to meet Chief Manukwa sometime after 9 and before he set … Continue reading

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29 October 2019

After a breakfast of fresh strawberries, mango and pineapple it was time to drive our guests to Mfuwe airport adjacent to the Luwangwa valley game reserve two hours distant. The adage of give yourself plenty of time paid off as … Continue reading

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27 October 2019

Being Sunday it’s always a semi rest day, as it’s a leisurely rise before attending church. The downside of where church is held is that the hall is like an oven by 11 o’clock at this time of year and … Continue reading

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25 October 2019

It’s 5.30 am and as I sit on the verandah having my first cup of coffee the sun is just breaking cover, it’s already 80 degrees, Vincent, Steven’s son is washing the vehicle (Steven’s pride and joy) and the city … Continue reading

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23 October 2019

A very good start for the day meeting Dr Lingambe the Provincial Education Officer. For the first time in the 7 years I have been dealing with the bureaucracy of a new nation, well one of 55 years old, I … Continue reading

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