Monthly Archives: September 2012

You Know, That Film

After work yesterday I went by the local DVD shop to see what they had stocked. As I was  perusing through their DVD collection I overheard a rather heated conversation another customer in the shop was having with the sales … Continue reading

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The UN Weighs In On The Great Austrian Australian Divide…

…and in the process bestows a new Prime Minister on Australia. Yes, this actually happend. AT THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY.    

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Evacuate, Evacuate

On my most recent flight with Air Uganda (which was incidentally a 35 minute flight delayed for 5 hours due to a storm and when the storm passed further delayed because they had no available pilot to fly the plane), … Continue reading

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Austria – Some People Know It

My very good friend (and a reader of this blog) has just weighed into the whole Great Austrian Australian divide. She was having a conversation with a colleague who noted the following about Austria: There’s a place called Austria. Not … Continue reading

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The Royal Ascot Goat Races

  The Friday before last I got a emails, text messages and phone calls reminding me of the “Goat Races” the next day. One of the annual highlights of Kampala’s social calendar.  I did double check whether “Goat Races” actually … Continue reading

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Full is a Relative Term

Another post about transportation, you say? Of course, I say, as last week I got my first matatu experience in Uganda. Now, matatus are little mini vans, with 4 rows of seats for 3 people each a driver and a … Continue reading

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