Monthly Archives: January 2012

Said it all

The Browser, a compilation website that links to “writing that’s worth reading” as the tag line says, posts almost always interesting stuff. Save this. Reading it was painful enough that I had to give up and skim the rest of … Continue reading

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How to get over a funk

Last week I was in a funk. I don’t know what it was. Well, actually, I do, but I’m not going to write about it here. Now, being a bit stubborn, I know I’m not supposed to get in funks. … Continue reading

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Cape Town, South Africa, and Canada

I’m in Cape Town right now, and as Graham mentioned in his previous post, it’s a magical place. With its mountains and oceans (more that one!) and vineyards and beaches and cheese and seafood, it’s a most splendid city. I’m … Continue reading

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Travel in Zambia

I recently wrote the following as an email to a friend who inquired about coming for a visit–if you’ve got plans for a trip to Africa there’s plenty to do in and around Zambia:   Number one, it’s an absolutely … Continue reading

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My Malawi prediction: 2012

Here’s my blunt and unfortunate prediction after visiting Malawi in the last week of December 2011: The Government of Malawi is destroying whatever little the country may have had, 2012 year will see serious hunger, and unless Malawians radically change … Continue reading

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