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  • I am sitting in a B&B (bed and breakfast) in an English seaside town, where outside it is miserable weather (windy, drizzling and awfully cold!). […]

    Cold, windy, rainy … English!

    I am sitting in a B&B (bed and breakfast) in an English seaside town, where outside it is miserable weather (windy, drizzling and awfully cold!). […]

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  • Last night was rather exciting because we discovered a snake which had probably lived for a very long time in the back of our refrigerator. […]

    Snake in the Fridge

    Last night was rather exciting because we discovered a snake which had probably lived for a very long time in the back of our refrigerator. […]

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  • Particularly fascinating is the wildlife in Uganda. Last night our dog went crazy and began barking and trying to leap up one of the tall […]

    Wildlife in our Garden

    Particularly fascinating is the wildlife in Uganda. Last night our dog went crazy and began barking and trying to leap up one of the tall […]

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  • Surely everyone has in their lives “knocked something together” for the sole purpose of assembling something with a practical goal for quick usage, without paying […]

    Ugandan Special Carpentry

    Surely everyone has in their lives “knocked something together” for the sole purpose of assembling something with a practical goal for quick usage, without paying […]

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  • The elections and the possibility of riots were not only worrying for expatriates but also many Ugandans. Most of my expatriate-friends left the country for […]

    Elections in Uganda

    The elections and the possibility of riots were not only worrying for expatriates but also many Ugandans. Most of my expatriate-friends left the country for […]

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  • I often hear from (ex-) colleagues, friends and acquaintances some unbelievable stories about their work and daily life but when I ask whether they mind […]

    Don’t say anything, go with the flow

    I often hear from (ex-) colleagues, friends and acquaintances some unbelievable stories about their work and daily life but when I ask whether they mind […]

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  • As a result of some of my posts I am addressed now and then as to whether I can source commodities from Uganda and provide […]

    eShop – Arts & Crafts from Uganda

    As a result of some of my posts I am addressed now and then as to whether I can source commodities from Uganda and provide […]

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  • There is hardly a Ugandan male who is not fanatical about the English Premiership. Arsenal is the most popular team closely followed by Manchester United, […]

    Football Mania

    There is hardly a Ugandan male who is not fanatical about the English Premiership. Arsenal is the most popular team closely followed by Manchester United, […]

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  • We cannot offer pictures of snow-covered cars, roads or houses but instead a few pictures of flowering bushes and trees in our garden. . It […]

    Merry Christmas

    We cannot offer pictures of snow-covered cars, roads or houses but instead a few pictures of flowering bushes and trees in our garden. . It […]

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  • I just watched Twilight Zone, Episode No. 89 To Serve Man (1962). The story is set in what appears to be the present time (i.e., […]

    To Serve Man

    I just watched Twilight Zone, Episode No. 89 To Serve Man (1962). The story is set in what appears to be the present time (i.e., […]

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  • Friends are enquiring, “why is it so quiet on your blog..?” Herewith an article in response… While it’s snowing in Germany and the cold spell […]

    We still live in Uganda…

    Friends are enquiring, “why is it so quiet on your blog..?” Herewith an article in response… While it’s snowing in Germany and the cold spell […]

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  • It is certainly never boring in Uganda. If one doesn’t have to fight corruption, or is faced with insufficiently trained or de-motivated colleagues and co-workers, […]

    Just a Simple Hacking Attack?

    It is certainly never boring in Uganda. If one doesn’t have to fight corruption, or is faced with insufficiently trained or de-motivated colleagues and co-workers, […]

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  • The title may sound a little racist to people who are used to living in multicultural environments, and I apologise should anybody feel offended by […]

    Being a white person between Africans

    The title may sound a little racist to people who are used to living in multicultural environments, and I apologise should anybody feel offended by […]

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  • In Uganda, it is said, there are no niches in the market, but great big gaping holes. You’ll find an unbelievable number of churches for […]

    Market and Need in Uganda

    In Uganda, it is said, there are no niches in the market, but great big gaping holes. You’ll find an unbelievable number of churches for […]

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  • The Internet is enormously weak and we are glad if it goes at all. We were nearly one week offline in the office, but this […]

    Two weeks later

    The Internet is enormously weak and we are glad if it goes at all. We were nearly one week offline in the office, but this […]

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