Archive for August, 2005


Wednesday, August 31st, 2005

I’m just back from visiting two VSO friends in the town of Kitui. I had some business there (remember that course I did there a while back) and also it was a chance to relax in a lovely home. My friends have a TV set and, though their Antenna Guy was still in the process […]

Another bloody blog entry

Wednesday, August 24th, 2005

Here’s a little fairy story about a fictional college in a country on the African continent.

Three Quarters

Friday, August 19th, 2005

Actually, I’ve past three quarters of the way: about 172 days left…

Status Quo

Tuesday, August 16th, 2005

OK Maybe it’s not status. It’s certainly not a theory. If it were a theory, in the scientific sense, we would measure its success by its ability to predict results. A theory for predicting Kenyan behaviour was never my intention. And by presenting it here as if that’s what it was, I was bound to […]

Our man in Mombasa

Friday, August 5th, 2005

Some time ago (between 1995 and 1997, in fact), and in a context I have now forgotten but when I lived in Brussels, Cad for some reason referred to me as “Our man in Mombasa“. Hopefully, next week, I’m finally going to make this come true.


Monday, August 1st, 2005

Went to Nairobi on Fridfay and danced Salsa at the Intercontinental Hotel. That was fun!