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...
We need a plan…

We need a plan…

It’s Monday – the busyness of the weekend is over and we are getting into our stride. First things first, we need a plan! One thing we have become accustomed to over the years is that plans are mostly replaced by something else that comes up. Today it’s sorting the...
Lesa e Kacema Wandi…

Lesa e Kacema Wandi…

I find music very emotive. Songs, for me, have the ability to conjure up memories of days gone by, times and seasons that have passed and most certainly they remind me of people.  Abba and Lionel Richie will always be Ghana and Billy Joel will always remind me of...