Monthly Archives: November 2010

Pumpkin Pie

My belly is pleasantly stuffed with mashed potatoes, dressing and pumpkin pie. Ahhhhh Thanksgiving, American style !! A bunch of christian missionaries are in Balaka from Minnesota and there was no way they were going to miss the quintessential American … Continue reading

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Bestings is probably about ten years old and Sunday morning he joined me a few hundred meters after I started my run. Many children, usually in groups, will do the same, but they usually drop away quickly amongst a chorus … Continue reading

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Pass the Tobacco

My EWB colleague Mark Abbott posted an excellent comment on his blog today about changes in Thai cuisine and what it could mean for people in Ghana. I think his conclusion applies here in Malawi where something like 70% of … Continue reading

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Farming Lessons

Last night it rained most of the night and today the radio was saying “the rains have arrived” as they forecasted clouds and rain across most of the central and southern parts of the country. The farmers have been preparing … Continue reading

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We had an EWB Malawi team meeting this weekend in Zomba; a short two hour trip for me, not the 12+ hours for some. And since it was Halloween weekend, there was a costume party on Saturday night. My costume … Continue reading

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