Archive for August, 2004

Camel Derby

Thursday, August 12th, 2004

I’m back from my trip up into the Northern hemisphere to meet the other volunteers, experience Samburu land and culture, and to see the Maralal Camel Derby. This is how they looked at the starting line, And this is how they looked when they set off.

Putting your foot in it

Wednesday, August 4th, 2004

My last exam was this morning. I’ve written a moody comment on a previous entry just now. So I can write a more civil entry here — about footwear! I’m leaving on a bit of a trip this afternoon: going to see camel races in Maralal, via Nairobi and Nanyuki so there won’t be a […]

Making a difference

Monday, August 2nd, 2004

Here is what I wrote for section 4 of my VSO preliminary progress report, under the heading: VSO finds it very useful for both internal and external use (e.g. sending to sponsors, etc) to have detailed descriptions of volunteers’ daily lives and work. Please use this space (and extra paper if you wish) to describe […]