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The Guinea Fowl Amusement Park by Bea

We were trying to get the guinea fowl so we could hold it for the last time. We lured the guinea fowl into the chicken coop using a piece of bread. Dad went into the coop and tried to catch … Continue reading

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BioGas

I spent a really interesting day yesterday in a village just an hour east of Kampala visiting some CKWs and our field officer, Simon. I was there to introduce them to a program from our partner CropLife, on a new strategy … Continue reading

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Wimbledon Whites

On Sunday we watched Roger Federer make history or thwart Andy Murray (whichever way your sympathies lie) at Sean and Kaidi’s. True to the Wimbledon spirit we came dressed in tennis whites and sipped on Pimm’s. Just to make things a … Continue reading

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Maze-tastic!

I’ve been volunteering at the kids’ school to run an afterschool math club once a week, “Math Rocks!” where we investigate cool ideas like pi, phi, mazes, code-breaking, origami, etc. All things that get me super excited! Toby was inspired, … Continue reading

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Retreat to Wildwaters Lodge

I just spent the most lovely 24 hours in one of the most gorgeous places I’ve ever seen – Wildwater’s Lodge on an island in the middle of the Nile River. The lodge is surrounded by rapids and waterfalls creating … Continue reading

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Diamond Jubliee and Lots of Talent!

The kids at school joined the rest of the Commonwealth in celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Toby’s class did it in style at the assembly this morning by showing us paintings of the Queen’s knickers. I’m sure she would have … Continue reading

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Seychelles – Diving and beaching

Yesterday we spent the morning on a dive/snorkle trip to the Marine National Park which is an underwater adventure land of coral, moray eels, sting rays, sea turtles and lots and lots of fish.  Chris did two tank dives at about … Continue reading

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Seychelles – Victoria, Ocean and Giant Tortoises

Back when we had a TV we enjoyed the  Discovery Channel ad  ‘I love the whole world…boom-de-ah-da, boom-de-ah-da’.  It kinda makes you want to break into song.  Let me tell you, we are now in one of the most awesome places in … Continue reading

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David’s new friends

Our friends Zoe, David, Oliver, Tessa and Poppy came over for dinner and brought a homemade key lime pie.  Zoe is a great cook and regularly amazes us with food like, well, key lime pie!  It’s not easy to keep up with … Continue reading

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Super Sports Day

This morning the kids’ school held a super sports day with the kids grouped in their respective houses (Toby and Bea are proud Hornbills) competing in various athletics challenges. Both kids ran, threw and jumped like champs!

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