Tag Archive: Lilongwe

Our magic moments in Malawi

I think kids are especially good at living in the moment, though usually unaware of what a truly spectacular moment it is! I’m glad I’ve got my camera for this reason!

Malawi in colour

When I think of Malawi, the first word that springs to mind is ‘Colour!’ There is something special about this time of year, just before the rains. The orange and red Flamboyants are in full bloom, the pink bougainvilleas pop against blue skies, the women wrapped in bold printed fabric, the red bricks exposed as green and blue paint peels with age and the dusty sunsets that paint the afternoon skies in yellow light. As if Picasso has come to Malawi with a full palette of paint!

Mwabvi Where?

Well of course you’d choose to go the lake!  We all do and it’s well worth it! .But it’s the big, well reputed locations that sometimes hog all of the limelight when in… Continue reading

I dreamed of the lake…

I thought I’d miss the ocean living in a landlocked country, but it seems the lake is just fine! With an endless stream of activity, my eyes are glued to the shoreline and… Continue reading

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

The Malawian Guitarist

On a trip to the southern tip of Malawi, while photographing the flood devastation – I bumped into this talented guitarist; seemingly happy and eager to play on, regardless of the tragedy surrounding… Continue reading

Floods in Malawi

Hushed by the sound of rain, they sleep.  Lying side by side – children, grandparents, mothers and fathers – breathe deeply and dreaming of tomorrow. Not so far from the slumbering mud house,… Continue reading

When it rained

Who would have thought that this thirsty and bone dry land, racked with rib looking contours ready for planting maize, would look like this now – full to the brim with water; saturated… Continue reading

Midnight Rain

And just like that, 2014 has gone! It was a tough year in many ways but while it certainly had it’s ups, I’d like to put my request in for a gentle year… Continue reading