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Transportation

Tales of Transportation in Malawi I’ve been given a lot of advice about commuting through and around Lilongwe. Advice is great however the truth is when you find yourself in need of a ride, there usually isn’t a lot of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday John Banana

Just sending a shout out to my friend John Banana who celebrated his birthday today! Today’s Sagittarius horoscope: Money matters are on your mind today. It is time to find ways to increase the income and you know you are … Continue reading

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Holding Hands

Cultural Faux Pas  – uhh yup, guilty Saturday was easily the best day I have had in Malawi. I learned how to play the bou game, not well but I learned and I drummed with some rasta guys. We chilled … Continue reading

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Coffee

The Coffee Has Been Located! I repeat, the coffee has been found!! One of my favourite ‘last days’ in Canada was the day I headed to the airport. I had spent that morning moving out of my place (haha nothing … Continue reading

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Voice for Women

Am I A Feminist? I’m from rural Alberta, oil country, where men easily outnumber women 3:1. I have a high tolerance for inappropriate comments, sexual advances and ignorant beliefs. I sometimes even wonder where my passion for social justice comes … Continue reading

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Freckles

The Old Wives Tales What I’ve Been Told About My Freckles I have joked a few times that I don’t know if I’m finally getting a nice tan or if my freckles are just filling in. I think it’s a … Continue reading

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Community of Crafters

Craft Market Culture Everyone knows I’m a sucker for unique earrings. I have a sick obsession that is likely inherited from my Aunty Karen’s need to collect broaches. Last year in Uganda, I picked up at least a dozen different pairs … Continue reading

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