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Belated landfall

So, in case you haven’t guessed, I’m no longer on the Aquarius. My nine weeks came to an end almost exactly a month ago. I’m back in Montreal, which is strange to say the least. From seeing life and death … Continue reading

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Be cool, stay in school (or at least, help others stay in school)

Over the past couple of years, I’ve blogged a lot in this space over the problems surrounding primary and secondary education in Burundi. Education is only free and compulsory until Grade 6, and even before that, students and their families … Continue reading

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The parable of the starfish

(sorry, accidentally posted this to my old blog…)   I can’t remember how old I was the first time I heard this story. Probably ten or twelve. It’s stuck in my head ever since and I’ve told it a million … Continue reading

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