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Emma is my maid. For the most part, I am incredibly thankful to have her. My dishes are cleaned every day, I no longer need to obsess over a freakishly clean apartment – it’s like a fairy comes to tidy it up every day – and my cats are taken-care of whenever I’m out of […]

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I haven’t written in a while about life here in Zim because not much has happened since I returned from India. I got pretty sick for over a week, so I was pretty much tied to my bed. I also haven’t had a chance to go horseback riding since I returned because my ankle is […]

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Well, you know, I should eat my words. Because Christmas was pretty nice! I mean, maybe it doesn’t top the ones I described in my last post, but it wasn’t as lonely as I felt it would be. I actually felt like the part in the Scrooge Christmas story where he visits homes around Christmas […]

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I’ve missed 4 out of the past 5 Canadian Christmasses. But for some reason, this one feels more difficult that any of the previous absences. I think it’s because here in this beautiful Zimbabwean farm, among the masses of people and animals, I feel.truly.alone. There, I admitted it on my blog for the first time…First […]

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Since my last post on rain, it has rained steadily here on the farm. I guess I have god-like powers, because as soon as I wished it to rain, it did. However, the rain is causing me a slight problem which demonstrates how UN-godlike I am. It seems that shortly after it rains, hundreds of […]

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