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When the letters stopped (catchup blog 2 of 4)

Despite all of the blood, sweat and tears in Winnipeg, I did meet some people who I liked and respected deeply. One person in particular, who I knew from work (I’ll call him Bruno) left an impression on me. We … Continue reading

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Moving again

Some things were never made to move. Like my big, filthy green coat– filthy because it is as hard to wash as it is to pack. Consequently, when I wear it, I look like I’ve been sleeping rough. And it’s … Continue reading

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Little sparkly things and bits of stone

Hello world, or at least, hello blog world. I sincerely apologize at what a long time it’s been. From my mother’s visit back at the end of March to my dreaded group presentation at the end of April, from my … Continue reading

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“Come on!”

After our evening class today a bunch of my classmates went for a few drinks. Nothing unusual about that. I had an interview for a story and had to stay in work mode a little longer than they did. Nothing … Continue reading

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A weekend to remember

A Weekend to Remember Well, it had to happen once. I have been robbed. It happened last Friday, on a day that started off well enough. A few days earlier I had let it slip to Antoine that my birthday … Continue reading

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Playing catch up part two: The Visit

The first weekend in August was Mathew and Lena’s visit. Let me give you a little background about who these people are. Lena and I met in St. Petersburg…in a four-hour queue. A month later, we made a memorable train … Continue reading

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To bring us up to date…

To bring this blog up to date, I’ll just quickly summarize my weekends. Why? Because the weeks are pretty similar. Stumbling toward a complete course plan for Burundi, which I will have to devote myself to tomorrow. Beavering away on … Continue reading

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