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... such stressful circumstances.
I set up my laptop to give a demonstration of our new website, but the bandwidth was so narrow that pages took forever to load, and I didn’t even think of trying to show them a video; that would have been impossible. So my great demonstration wasn’t so great, but I did manage to show them the features of the site and how to access articles.
They left about 1:30. I had a bite of lunch and then worked in my ...
... things in very loud voice, and who would not be shushed; he obviously was used to getting what he wanted. So was the 4 year-old. He wouldn’t stay in his seat. For some reason some responsible person seemed to be farther back in the plane and the children were by themselves. Or maybe they were flying unaccompanied and just walked around a lot. There was a young Middle-Eastern man next to the children. The poor guy was left to deal with the little boy who really ...
This morning, Justin came to the hotel a little after 8:30. We wanted to have a look at some sound systems to allow them to play recorded accompaniment for hymns during services. The only places that are open on Sunday morning are run by Chinese businesspeople. They are long hours, all day every day, which the Congolese find strange.
Justin told me that one of them told him a while back: I didn't come here to have fun, I came here to make money!
We drove ...
... another light moment when, as I shook hands with people, I would wish them a good Sabbath “bon sabbat” in French, which because of accent differences, they mistook for “bon, ša va?” (how are you?) to which they replied, “ša va, un peu.” So a rough translation of the conversation would be:
-(I’m doing) Pretty well, thanks.
It didn’t just happen with one person, but with a whole line ...
... would be late, or later? Many are wearing Cameroon hats, probably going to a football game somewhere.
23:20, 23:50, an hour later than the original late departure. Midnight comes and goes. Finally we can board. There are only 40 passengers for the 737 so this goes quickly. Daniel and I are in row 5 seated next to each other. Most people have a row to themselves. But a large woman in a flowery dress comes up with her thumb hiding her seat number and ...
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