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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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I’ve been back in Zimbabwe for almost a week, and I am slowly returning to normalcy. The first few days, I was exhausted and a bit under the weather, so I didn’t do much except for sleep, cuddle my cats, and watch tv shows on my computer.But now I seem to have gotten back on […]

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Rainy season starts in October or November here in Zimbabwe. I remember a good few days of heavy rain in October, and the day I left for London it rained heavily. So, while I was away, I assumed that rainy season would be in full swing. But it wasn’t. Instead, I kept hearing people speak […]

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