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Christmas Day

So what is different about a Christmas day in Uganda?  Well, apart from the obvious answer of ‘its hot’, the answer is not that much actually.   436 more words

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Biscuits and Gravy

Over thanksgiving a long conversation was had over what biscuits and gravy (American Deep South style) actually were.  So this morning, partly as a send off before Destiny, Doug and the kids head back to America, and partly to satisfy our curiosity we had them, along with the American couple who are looking after their hours and Jon, Jen and the kids over to ours for a huge breakfast.   40 more words

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Christmas Fayre

Today was the Fort Portal Christmas Fayre, hosted by Rwenzori View Guest House. It has to said it was slightly different from a Christmas Fayre at home, but essentially it was trying, we had Christmas stalls selling sweets and decorations, drinks stands, music, school choices and of course a man stilts! 29 more words

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Peter Rabbit

The other day we were chatting to our guard Johnson about the differences between Ugandan and British food and he asked if we ate rabbit, we of course responded yes and he offered to get one for us for less than the price of a chicken so we said yes please.   23 more words

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Repairing a Road - Ugandan Style

Today they decided to repair the road outside our house.  It being a Ugandan dirt road this meant driving a huge plough up and down to level it.   49 more words

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Andy's Birthday

On Andy’s birthday itself we did just go to work, however, Lesley did of course still make it a special day.  She started with a surprise breakfast on Andy’s birthday present.   278 more words

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Grasshoppers

The locals here love grasshoppers.  Locally known as ‘nsenene’, in fact the month of November is ‘Museenene’ in Lugandan (whether their is a connection is however pure speculation on my part). 258 more words

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