Five Photos

Due to my busy working schedule and other such commitments, the blog has sadly been left rather to her own devices over the past few months. However, in an attempt to revive her, I’ve decided to post some photos of my experiences in bite-size portions of five at a time. (All of the photos are…

Meet Pamela Chisenga

I’m back. I’m writing this from the comfort of my double bed. There are no bed bugs hiding out in my sleeping bag, no mice running up my leg as I try to sleep, no carpenter bees to shower me with sawdust from their construction works in the middle of the night. I’m eating a…

Feeling at home

I’ve been on placement now for 2 weeks and starting to feel right at home here. Apart from the increasingly same-y diet of nshima and tomatoes and eggs, there’s not a lot to complain about.


Ndepema means I’m still alive in Bemba, apparently. I’ve been here for over a week now, stuck indoors most of the time during our pre-departure training. The weather has been a combination of glorious sunshine and quite cool and windy.