Today I am celebrating. This was my first day of paid work* that was not something to do with Information Technology. Continue reading
Just received this certificate in the post:
I just opened the CD that I got from Schumacher College — they give a CD instead of lots of paper notes — and there are audio recordings of all our lectures. Continue reading
I cooked Ugali yesterday. Solidarity with my Kenyan friends. Mr Kioko has had some property destroyed but, to the best of my knowledge, most of my friends are safe. Let it stay that way.
Ugali is a staple foodstuff in the part of Kenya I was in, it is made of maize-meal and water. The cabbage dish I cooked is not traditional Kenyan but very much the sort of thing I would have eaten while I was there: cabbage, carrot and onion sauteed with garlic and mustard seeds and then steamed in fresh orange juice.
It was snowy this morning and the ground and grass was crunchy underfoot while I was working in the garden with my team; we were sawing firewood. Continue reading