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...

Easy like… Saturday morning…

Easy like… Saturday morning…

We decided on a later start today, imagining that once we got going it would be very busy. I had a list of things to do that depended on other people being available and then I remembered it was Saturday.  Lunzuwa is quieter on a Saturday.  We felt that...

We are just travellers, passing through…

We are just travellers, passing through…

The heavens opened last night as we experienced our first thunder storm of the season. It was incredible but had my mind wandering…should we have put the car in the garage?  What if the tree falls down?  Did we close the living room...

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...

Opening Doors Creating Hope

Opening Doors Creating Hope

Today was a CiCA day.  We decided that we would set up “office” in the garden at Lunzuwa under the shade of the ornamental cherry tree. Bana Keela had made a bucket load of doughnuts, enough for everyone who would come and there were drinks in the fridge...

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...