Category Archives: Travels

The Evening of the Second Day

It is getting late and the dusk is giving way to swift African night as we stop near an embankment on the side of the detour along the main road. We meet the presbytery catechist, who has been summoned by … Continue reading

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Vibrant Business Everywhere

Wed. 28th February 2018 at Kajuki During a healthy breakfast at the Eco Lodge, I enjoy chatting to the owner, a retired civil servant who had hospitality training in London. I mention the loud music of the previous afternoon, and … Continue reading

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The Best Chapatis I have Ever Tasted

It is Tuesday 27th February, 2018. Joseph picks me up in his taxi at 8am for the four and a half hour drive to Kajuki. Good roads all the way. It is very built up and scarcely recognisable through and … Continue reading

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Riding Out

I started on a donkey. At school I lived for my riding lessons, and had to write my Kenya Preliminary Exams with my left hand due to breaking my arm falling off a horse. Heaven happened when at the age … Continue reading

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Shillingi, and Kenya’s Black History

This year in the UK we are celebrating Black History in this month of February, 2016. Its purpose is to make people aware of the so-called Dark Continent which is often forgotten, cast aside as of no importance in our rapidly moving society, … Continue reading

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Be Still…

A prayer: Dear Lord. You said that your father is the gardener (John 15:1). Help me to cut off all that would hinder my growth and please make me more fruitful. It is time to withdraw from the addiction of social … Continue reading

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Goodbye Ecuador

Saturday 31/12/04 Guayaquil is a facinating city. I spend four hours walking along the Malecon, a 3.5 kilometre concrete seafront promenade, artistically designed by a team of Oxford University landscape artists. Attractions include a Yacht Club, several monuments of local … Continue reading

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