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... on Kirsty to fix the
oil leak from the back axle and get a new pin welded on the door.
Once started they then found that we needed new brake shoes as well!
We had lots of thunder and lightning last night, it seems that the
rainy season is due as dictated by the temperature. It got very scary
as we had some very strong winds which were rocking Kirsty a lot. The
manager has just come round with photo's of floods in Cameroun just
... as a showcase for the wealthy under the pretence of tribal and national unity; Abuja's central geography freeing it from tribal politics.
A city of Air-conditioned big cars, Hilton hotels, manicured grass, litter bins and decent electricity supply, where the poor people, motor bike taxis and street hawkers have all been sweep up with the rubbish and deposited on the outside of the city.
Asking for directions to ...
... 1086; Тимбу 82;ту?), и ŤAir Force" групп 99; Space это про дорог 91; на Кейп Таун. By the way, for English speakers who read the blog using the Google translator. I noticed that "Авось 221; is translated as ...
... off down the silent Sunday morning streets of Glasgow to Queen Street Station, a few minutes early. In truth I hadn't felt nervous at all in the build up to the exchange, but sitting in that car, pulling into the station with the knowledge that it and me will be 5 months older when we next meet was a tad scary. I said goodbye to dad with a slightly awkward hug laden with tacit emotion, and we parted ways; him to his last day of weekend work after decades of dedication, me to ...
... out the front door of the Cathedral of the Mosque! This seems appropriate in this country of frequent tensions between Christians and Muslims. (It was Ash Wednesday, we realized; but the place was empty, with no sign of any services for the beginning of Lent. We wondered how much it actually even gets used for worship...)
After lunch, we went back to the GH and rested. Another missionary family heading back to the US for medical reasons came in and stayed with ...