Monthly Archives: July 2013

Uganda 2013 Day 6 – Lost in translation

One of the people I haven’t mentioned so far is Jackie, one of the waitresses at Tembo Canteen. She is absolutely lovely and works very long hours for not very much pay. I would like to think that I have … Continue reading

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Uganda 2013 Day 5 – Return to Kafuro (Larry’s big day out!)

Hi everyone, Larry the Leopard here again. Today was all about me and rightly so. I was up at the crack of dawn as I thought I heard a lion, but it was only Mr Stanley snoring. He really annoyed … Continue reading

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Uganda 2013 Day 4 – Epic

To quote the words of the esteemed Mr Henry Green, today was epic! I was up early at seven and after the perfunctory bottle shower, malerone and cereal bar, I accompanied Steve to an 8.00am meeting with Godfrey, the warden … Continue reading

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Uganda 2013 Day 3 – Learning to be African again

Today was the day where we learned how to be African as we spent a good deal of the day waiting for things to happen. I was up early at about seven in order to shave and (bottle) shower. Jan … Continue reading

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Uganda 2013 Day 2 – The heat arrives

I spoke too soon! Today was a stinking hot day in which the Uganda I know asserted itself. Firstly, I had a good night’s sleep (a solid six hours) despite a power cut shortly before we all went to bed. … Continue reading

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Uganda 2013 Day 1 – Out of the frying pan into the fairly benign temperature

A good first day all in all. Exhausting, but good! The flight initially to Doha was busy, but fine. I spent much of the time reading, but finished off by watching Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Those readers of the blog … Continue reading

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