One year already!

Oh, and congratulations to the This Burundian Life blog on their first anniversary! Go team!

This Burundian Life

It all started as an experiment…

I had been blogging for about two years, writing about some of my highs and lows, critisising some aspects of the society I live in, and sharing these tales with my family and friends through my personal blog Mister Burundi/Ramblings of a Third World Elite. The one thing I had learnt from this experience was that it would be hard to get Burundians to write about their personal lives and opinions (that weren’t about politics). Our reserved nature doesn’t allow us to open ourselves up to people so easily, let alone to the unknown and not so friendly World! In fact, many people who had read my stories had asked me why I blogged and how I could “put so much of myself out there”…

On the other hand, I had gotten positive feedback from other followers of my blog. I had also received…

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About msmarguerite

Young Quebec City-based freelance journalist. once and future nomad. I blog about life, about travel, about things I notice and every so often about work. I enjoy language learning, singing, swing dancing, skating and...other stuff, sometimes. My heart is somewhere in East Africa, Haiti or Eastern Europe. English, français, русский, malo slovensko, un poco de espanol, um pouco de português ndiga ikirundi, mwen ap aprann kreyòl...
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