Tag Archives: Lusaka

Leaving Zambia


This is the blog post I’ve been avoiding for about a month now. Or, rather, it’s been avoiding me. Even now, it still is. I wanted to write something reflective, perhaps draw some conclusions, but it seems it’s still too … Continue reading

Posted in travel, zambia | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Travel in hope – well, in a bus. And a boat.


This weekend I’d arranged to go and stay with a friend who’s based in Chongwe, a village on the outskirts of Lusaka, as it’s pretty quiet there and I think she was getting a bit bored. However, as she pointed … Continue reading

Posted in travel, zambia | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

George compound, Lusaka


Joyce and Veronica from the Residents’ Development Committee of George compound. Just two of many utterly inspirational women.

Posted in travel, zambia | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Just to prove I’m here!


this is me and my colleague John interviewing Petronella, the director of the international NGO Habitat for Humanity. I love going to their offices, as they’ve got air con, and Petronella can summon bottles of icy water with a click of … Continue reading

Posted in travel, zambia | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Home in the dark


I’m feeling a bit ashamed of myself for going on about the creepy crawlies so much. Actually, the eight-legged variety seem to have moved out of my bedroom. Does that mean I won? Feel a bit bad in a way, … Continue reading

Posted in travel, zambia | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Some local flora


Posted in travel, zambia | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Another day at the office


There are hundreds, probably thousands, of these tiny ramshackle shacks along the roadsides. People spend all day in them selling phone top up cards.

Posted in travel, zambia | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment