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Out of my Window

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Alien Fruit II

Six years and two months ago I was in Lima, aged 18 and enjoying the tail end of a very good gap year. I posted on my blog (which was called Eloquencias, despite being nothing of the sort) something about … Continue reading

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Guess What I found?

A long time ago I worked on a project for USAID named ‘A New Dawn’. If you look back to the early days of this blog it was all I ever talked about. And then it finished and I had … Continue reading

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Some Matatu Names

The main mode of mass transport in Uganda is the matatu (as it is in Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania), a minibus which offers a lot of very crammed seats in a small space for a low cost. The name Matatu … Continue reading

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Some Bonus Cat

I got up early today because the first rains of the new rainy season had come and the sunrise was spectacular. Then I went to check on the veg patch, and Peanut the cat came to assist me. These pics … Continue reading

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Have You Got What It Takes?

Nor does anybody else, it seems. Except my sister Dilly. Spotted today on my way home from a great day shooting for Pace.

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Gaddafi Quality Chapattis, Kampala.

Uganda has a lot of close links to Libya, and it’s easy to see support for Gaddafi in many different places, particularly in Kampala. When I was coming through Kampala last July he was on a state visit, and the … Continue reading

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Want to Smell Like War?

Sorry for the lack of updates, I’ve been doing a lot of work recently. I’ll have some images to show tomorrow though, for sure.

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Update- Nothing Happening

The rainy season is in full swing, bringing with it the delicious coolness, the incredible moist putrescence and the droves of mosquitoes. I’m trying to put together 2,000 images into a coherent 24-page booklet and it’s sending me a little … Continue reading

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My New Favourite Website

Whilst not wishing to mock a man I haven’t met (and who, if he is telling the truth, is the victim of torture), I do recommend everybody quickly goes and visits this incredibly strange little web page. Either this chap … Continue reading

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It Used To Be More Fun Here

Krakow trams and buses carry stickers forbidding the use of rollerblades, cigarettes, trumpets and/or ice cream. I wonder what incredible tragedy led to these draconian measures.

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Ulysses by Jake Thackray

One of the songs which is keeping me going through this blizzardy season. Wag wag, woof woof. Watch the rest of his music, he’s funny and his music is a wonderful Yorkshire version of the Georges Brassens style.

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Riddle Me This

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Cooking Steak Using a VW Camper

Douglas Adams once complained that the Hollywood process of producing a film was “like trying to cook a steak by having a long line of people walk past and blow on it”. That is slightly how I felt on Thursday … Continue reading

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Hanging

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More Strangeness

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Baby Helmet (c) 2

After a concerned email from Ma, I felt I should add some detail to the baby helmet business. I bought one today (half for work, half to wear as a helmet when I’m doing editing) and I can tell you … Continue reading

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The Baby Helmet (c)

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Adjumani’s Chicken

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