Comic Relief

Job Done

Job Done

Well, I don't know about you but I am shattered.     The last ten weeks have been such a roller coaster that I am not sure I even know where to start with processing what has happened. 10219
Soap

Soap

Soap is not something that you would naturally associate with Africa, is it?  The "big five" does not normally contain a bar of soap.   But for me I will always think of soap making as being one of my happiest memories in Africa. 10208
Flood

Flood

We have had floods of biblical proportions here recently, haven't we?  In fact very few people have escaped at least some degree of disruption from them. 10163
Joyce

Joyce

This morning we met Joyce.   Joyce is a poultry producer and currently has a clutch of 300 chicks.   Thanks to the training and support she has received from The Gatsby Trust next week she will double that with another 400 and be able to use the new building she has…
Bertha

Bertha

Meet Bertha. We met Bertha today at home just outside Dar es Salaam.  We were welcomed into her living room and were introduced to her by our guides from The Gatsby Trust.   They have been supporting Bertha for the past year and have provided her with training in order to…
Tanzania Day One

Tanzania Day One

Day one is now behind us on this trip.   Well a part day really as we didn't land until 3pm.   But the drive from the airport to the hotel gave us our first glimpse of this bustling African city.   Vibrant and busy busy busy.   And traffic like you would not…
Tanzania Bound

Tanzania Bound

If you have seen my tweets today you might have got wind of the fact that I am visiting a Sports Relief funded project this week.   As are Penny and Annie.   What we have neglected to mention thus far is where that project is.    Though the title of this post…
Doubt

Doubt

I am plagued with self doubt.   I always have been.    Not believing in myself is sort of what makes me, well, me really.   Am I am good enough mother?  Wife?  Colleague?  Friend? Blogger?  I want to be good at all those things and it is hard to know if I…