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Praying at the Breakfast Table

Eating breakfast at the bench on our verandah this morning noticed a tiny insect – I was about to swat it away as you do when I realized what it was – a Praying Mantis. Thankfully it hung around long … Continue reading

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Safari – Day 3: Ngorogoro to Serengeti (Now with Pictures)

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Originally posted on Tanza-Longs:
We woke up to most on our mountain top campsite. It has been a cold clear night (amazing stars in the pitch black before we turned in), but we had wrapped up warm. After an early…

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Safari – Day 2 : Serengeti to Ngorogoro (Now with Pictures)

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Originally posted on Tanza-Longs:
After an early night – just after 8pm! It was up early to make the most of the day. Our morning was spent in Serengeti. No big new animals today although we were within a few…

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Safari – Day 1 :Serengeti (Now with Pictures)

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Originally posted on Tanza-Longs:
Apparently the Serengeti is wrongly named. It should actually be the Siringeti (a Maasai word meaning endless plain). Regardless of this today was our first day on Safari. We left bright and early and took the…

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Birds Page

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We might never return to the UK!

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Originally posted on Tanza-Longs:
T minus 120 Time to face the truth – this could be the last 120 days we ever spend in the UK! When we fly out to Tanzania we might not return….. United Kingdom – Union…

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A Day of Lasts

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Originally posted on Tiggerific Blog:
After over 13 years at The Open University, today I walked the familiar route for the last time.  It felt like any normal day yet, also strange because I won’t walking this route to work again…

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Keep Your Hair On!!!

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Originally posted on Tiggerific Blog:
I always find the best parties involve some kind of fancy dress.  It seems that the extra effort everyone makes getting ready seems to make the party go better somehow. It was the turn of…

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New House

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Originally posted on Tanza-Longs:
T Minus 66 Photos of our new house and garden in the compound, complete with compound Dog (Macy). All this courtesy of a new colleague and fellow blogger Naomi. Thanks! It’s great to get a sense of…

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Mwanza, Tanzania’s almost undiscovered city on Lake Victoria

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Some interesting Mwanza insights ATC News by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome MWANZA THE (ALMOST) UNDISCOVERED CITY ON LAKE VICTORIA (Mwanza, Tanzanias Lake Victoria lake side city / source: ExoticExpeditionsTanzania.com) Even for East Africans, Mwanza has an exotic ring to … Continue reading

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Venezuela, here is my voice.

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Originally posted on bvgonzal:
A very close SU friend from Venezuela told me one of her friends from home was murdered today. I have been preparing for some days to write this post, and I have asked many fellow SU…