Archive for January, 2006

College homepage

Monday, January 30th, 2006

As the countdown to my leaving Kenya continues, so we get to tick off some of the items on my to-do list. The latest being to put Holy Rosary College on the web.


Monday, January 30th, 2006

The whey is still in the fridge, anyone know what it’s good for?

Jua Kali Technology

Monday, January 23rd, 2006

Seeing Drew’s comment on the Kingoti entry reminded me about this which I saw while I was up there watching the acrobatic dances. Someone had taken a car speaker and mounted it in that big plastic bucket. The stereo had external speaker jack sockets already so they plug the big speaker in and hey presto, […]


Wednesday, January 18th, 2006

When we arrived the group was sitting under a tree […] but they soon began dancing.

Samosas, Kenyan Style

Wednesday, January 18th, 2006

Welcome to the Kenyan Cookery show. This is Elizabeth, she’s going to show us how to make samosas the Kenyan way.

Lash Up

Tuesday, January 17th, 2006

‘Lash up’ is a term my dad used to use to describe some piece of work that was shoddily done to the point where more work would be needed on account of the work than on account of the problem it was trying to solve in the first place. He used to ‘dish up’ (fix […]


Tuesday, January 10th, 2006

I was struck by this term, vulnerability. Someone who has that mindset is certainly vulnerable and there are many examples of such people being taken advantage of:


Friday, January 6th, 2006

Here we go in a little 18 seater plane from Nairobi to Lamu. The first part of that journey, from Kampala to Nairobi, was a kind of extended torture, as I described in the comment on the earlier entry. It cost about $10 and lasted 16 hours…

Entebbe Zoo

Friday, January 6th, 2006

I’m splitting these pictures up into sets as there are so many. Here are some from a happy trip Jackson and I took to Entebbe Zoo.

You, Gander!

Friday, January 6th, 2006

Have a gander at these photos from my Christmas trip to Kampala.