Viewpoint is everything

Viewpoint is everything

Today has been somewhat hectic.  We drove to Kitwe last night to stay with very good friends from the years when we lived here, Susanna and Abdul.  Their eldest daughter, Diana, and Aiden were and still are very good friends going back to their...
Money makes the world go round… or does it?

Money makes the world go round… or does it?

Today has been a day marked with the all too familiar cry of the Zambian Kwacha.  We have simultaneously been spinning various plates, all of which it seemed needed to be kept going with a ready supply of cash. We have had essential maintenance and repairs...
50 is the new 80

50 is the new 80

In common with much of the rest of the world, in Zambia, Covid has overtaken the weather as the number one small talk topic.  As we sat in the waiting area of our local Isuzu garage waiting for mechanics to work out why the car has lost its ability to...
In for the long haul

In for the long haul

It’s so good to have been back in Zambia for just about 10 hours.  So many familiar sights and sounds, it does seem as if we’ve never been away.  But we have been away for nearly two years.   As I reflected this morning as we emerged...