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We scroungers must maintain our dignity

One of the terrible things this government (here in UK) is achieving is to cause us believe that our dignity and even value as human beings is dependent on us having paid work; this is wrong partly because the capitalist … Continue reading

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The Helicopters and the Crowds

1995, Lincoln International School, Kampala, Uganda. Break time on a sunny Wednesday morning: children of all races aged 5 to 18 years strolling around the quad or out on the playing field, some kicking a ball around, others playing tag; … Continue reading

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BBC World Service 80 years old today

The British Broadcasting Service (BBC) World Service is 80 years old today, 29 February 2012. (So 1932 was a leap year.) We complain, rightly, when the BBC does not give us the full unbiased story on news, local and international, and … Continue reading

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Uganda and me in the mid 80s

An expression in very free verse, written for spoken poetry event that was cancelled. July 1985 Idi Amin gone six years, all NOT well in Uganda, in second reign of Milton Obote. Do you have any money? This politely to … Continue reading

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Homosexual issues in Africa with reference to the situation in Uganda

I’m sticking my neck out like a giraffe here, but in my opinion, there is a resounding silence on aspects to which I shall refer.  Forgive me if I appear to generalise about Africa as a whole (a dangerous thing … Continue reading

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Maybe now it can be a blog

Learning now how to make the site work. I moved all the China stuff to pages, with the Rwanda ones. Edited some of the China stuff. Not only are there several chapters of that, but I’ve realised that it was … Continue reading

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