Tag Archive: african

The Potter’s House

“After all,” Anne had said to Marilla once, “I believe the nicest and sweetest days are not those on which anything very splendid or wonderful or exciting happens but just those that bring… Continue reading

James

“My favourite thing to do over the weekend is to just be at home. To sit and relax and watch some TV. I also like to visit my brothers and sisters. Sometimes my… Continue reading

Mario, the Malawian from Mozambique

“I lived in Mozambique many years ago. I was born there. My family came to Malawi when the  war broke out between the Mozambicans and the Portuguese. My grandfather died while travelling on… Continue reading

Mua Mission: In search of something ‘different’

Ever since we passed them on the road – wild, unpredictable and masked, I wanted to know more about the Gule Wamkulu and it’s secret society. Of all places to learn about it, it was the beautiful Mua Mission that shed light on this sacred ceremony…

Taking photos while going 120 km’s per hour.

It was a 5 hour journey back home. The kids were asleep, hubby was in his element listening to the news and I was about to shout my usual ‘STOP THE CAR,’ I’ve… Continue reading

PROTECT

“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” – Elie Wiesel  

White Lion

“I am an African, not because I was born in Africa but because Africa is born in me.’ – Kwame Nkrumah  

Sunset Soccer

When the sun dips down and the scorched earth begins to cool, these boys meet on the pitch for a game of foot ball. It happens once a week on a Saturday. They… Continue reading

Malawi Style!

I’ve been planning a ‘first impression type blog’ since the first week we got here, over 3 months ago. My delay has not been due lack of impression but rather, because it’s taken… Continue reading