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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

I love Mozambique.

I’ve got to be honest. I’m excited about our next move to Malawi; new places to explore, new people to meet, new lessons to learn and of course – new blog material!!! But… Continue reading

The Grande Hotel; I finally got in!

I can’t  count how many times I have driven past the Grande Hotel, staring up at this magnificent, yet derelict building and wondering how to get in! I can hear some of my… Continue reading

Manual, The Gentle Soldier

When I think of Manual, I can’t help associating his experience with the box office hit, Forrest Gump. It seems that for a good part of his life, this gentle man, was running… Continue reading

Beira, an ugly duckling (with potential)

It’s the third time I’ve heard of someone wanting to purposefully travel to Beira for holiday reasons. I must be honest, I quietly sniggered when they mentioned this outrageous suggestion, imagining taking them… Continue reading

A Token Plastic Elephant, my silent promise

  The story of Rudi A token plastic elephant, my silent promise A few months back, I met an incredible woman. She was walking alongside a dusty, endless road, very slowly and noticeably… Continue reading

Mid-summer Mozambique: Heat wave

There seems to be no middle ground in Mozambique. When it rains, it floods and when the sun shines, it sucks you dry! It’s after 10 at night, the temps outside are 34… Continue reading

The house is on fire!!!

Yesterday was a sad day for Beiranites! We lost our Biques restaurant to a fire that started in the early morning hours. Biques bar and restaurant has been a hotspot for expats and… Continue reading