Sometimes, you turn down an unknown road, just by chance, and you end up exactly where you’re meant to be. On this day, the road led us to a serendipitous encounter with a couple of Filipino missionaries, and restored my faith in humanity.
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Ever wondered how to create food not just for your body, but for your soul? I’ve been working on my own recipe for many years now, but have only recently managed to find the right mélange of ingredients. My soul has been contented and joyful for some time now, as you may have noticed in […]
On our way to and from Victoria Falls, Alex and I stopped near Bulawayo and spent the night with my neighbor’s nephew, Joe (not his real name). Joe is a large 35-year-old bachelor running a vegetable seed farm. I liked him, partially because he is living the same kind of solitude as I’m living, but […]
My trip to Egypt has helped me articulate why I value travel so much – it dissolves preconceptions.I have wanted to visit Egypt for at least 12 years. This desire has always stemmed from my interest in Ancient Egypt – the pharoahs, pyramids, tombs, hieroglyphics… I expected my trip to Egypt to largely be passed […]
I think my belly is going to turn into a big cheese wheel. I have eaten so much cheese this week, it’s amazing I haven’t become lactose intolerant!I knew France was known for its cheese, but who knew that Swiss food was full of it as well? On Saturday, I went to Switzerland to visit […]