Day 349 & 350 – White

Yesterday morning I woke up on the edge of Uganda's biggest national park. The sun rose with its orange, warm glow over the endless fields of green. For the first time in a long time, I woke up in a bed with white bed sheets in a small cottage that I shared with a dear... Continue Reading →

Day 325 – Jam and cappuccino

I am fully back into work. Today was a long day in the field. Two hours driving, talking, endless speeches a la Uganda style, more talking, looking at some goats, visit a school. A typical day in the field. Then getting back to office, driving through a typical Karamoja rainstorm. Slippery roads, but being very... Continue Reading →

Day 299 – Almost there

You know that feeling? Of almost being somewhere? It's a song we used to sing as kids on a school trip or holiday. In the back of the car. Excited, nervous or tired.  It's funny how my sense of time, travelling and the feeling of almost being there have changed. I got this picture from... Continue Reading →

Day 291 – Place in this world

​Leave your native country, your relatives, and your father's family, and go to the land that I will show you...I will bless you... and you will be a blessing to others.  Genesis 12:1-2 I got a text today from a dear friend with these words. She didn't know that just five minutes before I had... Continue Reading →

Day 269 – The ordinary days

I love the blue sky just before sunset. It's so intense and dark and beautiful. It changes every minute and then all the sudden it's gone. It's just pitch black. The day is over. It's one of those days were I simply don't mind. It's been a long day. Not particularly bad or anything. Not... Continue Reading →

Day 264 – To my dear friend,

It's a Thursday evening. Only 101 days left of my writing project. So I'd better make them count, huh? I'm listening to some Norah Jonas music. The power is off tonight. It went off a bit after 6. I'd just finished making a salsa for tomorrow's girls night and then the blender stopped working. C'est... Continue Reading →

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