Beautiful right? Leila – Bob the Builder fan, smarty pants, face-paint artiste and who, for one year, I have the pleasure of working with.
Ha, just had a reality check and realisation that despite all my research and prepping I still have a Western mentality…
Just to let you know, when you pick me up I no longer have bleached blonde hair but it’s still short. I’ll be wearing a blue jacket that will have pink turn-ups on the sleeves and will be dragging a big blue bag on wheels and will have a rucksack on my back – and probably looking a bit frazzled. I feel like I should wear a red carnation or something!!
Amy (Leila’s mum):
LOL about your description – to be honest, I think I will recognise you as the only white person getting off the plane – and I’ll be the only white woman standing at the airport!!! I don’t think we will miss each other!
Honestly Kirsty, where on earth do you think you’re going?
So the latest word from Tanzania is they had to kill a Black Mamba snake outside the baby home; oh, and there’s no anti-venom in Mwanza… Black Mamba….snake…kill…baby…no anti-venom… Yep, there’s no way to turn that sentence into a good one. Continue reading
According to Johari’s Window, there’s a ‘me’ that both I and all my friends and family know, there’s a ‘me’ that only I know, there’s a ‘me’ that only my friends know, and there’s a ‘me’ that none of us knows…
So, where are you going with this Kirst?
I’ve just come off the phone with my brother, who voiced some concerns as to my decision not to be inoculated against rabies. This was largely based on finances rather than research and a feeling that I’m sure I would recognise a rabid animal if I came across one. Continue reading