Monthly Archives: November 2011

A few more marathon photos

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Running in the MTN Marathon

On Sunday November 27 we joined about 20,000 Ugandan runners to run in the annual MTN Marathon. Chris ran the half-marathon and I ran the 10k with my friend Anna. Of all the registered runners, most participated in the 10K. This made the start … Continue reading

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Training in Bushenyi

I spent last week in the town of Ishaka in Western Uganda, a green, cool and hilly part of the country not too far from Queen Elizabeth National Park. I actually stayed in the same hotel as Chris did when he … Continue reading

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Life and Death on Princess Ann Drive

Everyone took the death of Popo pretty hard so we decided to bounce back and select another dog from the USPCA.  We weren’t going to make the same mistake of choosing a small, young, vulnerable puppy this time.  We decided to … Continue reading

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Hairy Lemon Island

Last weekend we were in Jinja for the polo tournament but we decided to return this weekend and go further up river with some friends to celebrate a number of birthdays that all land at the same time.  We were … Continue reading

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Movember Uganda Gaining Mo-mentum!

It’s starting to get hairy as the first ever Movember in Uganda takes off.  Below is an article from the Red Pepper newspaper after the last press conference where we announced our sponsors at the start of month.  Red Pepper … Continue reading

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Polo in Jinja

Where else could we get the opportunity to put on fancy hats, drink Pimm’s and watch polo players battle it out but in rural Uganda???? This past Sunday we went to Jinja, a town right at the source of Nile River … Continue reading

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Saturday Night BBQ

Last Saturday night we had a BBQ at our house with some of our friends. You can see, we don’t have a huge amount of furniture so the grown-ups crowded around the dining room table eating chicken and salads and the kids piled onto … Continue reading

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Popo

Little Popo passed away this morning from parvovirus. Poor little guy got very sick on Friday night and fought as much as he could. He spent the last 2 days at the vet’s where they said they did everything they … Continue reading

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Mish Mash Again

We’ve written about Mish Mash before, but in case you missed it: Mish Mash is a cultural gathering hosted by an Australian couple on their compound here in Kampala. There are singers and dancers, vendors, tasty food and an art … Continue reading

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