Tag Archives: Monrovia

Qui sème le vent…

It doesn’t matter how carefully we pack, how tightly we seal things away: after a rainy season, it always seems to take a full week to get the truck ready for the road. Even though, thanks to Sean’s vacuum bags, … Continue reading

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Courtesy of our Stranger Father

So, back to the warmth of Liberia once again; I am hoping it’s third time lucky and we’ll soon be driving, not flying, out. The main difference in the year or so that has passed since we left Liberia the … Continue reading

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New Brooms

On my morning walk two days after the last blog was posted, I came upon a team of ten people cleaning the beach. Seven women with brooms made out of twigs were sweeping the sparse litter into piles, which were … Continue reading

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Truckulence

I can’t tell you how happy I am. For the last 6 months, I have had an ache in my heart every time I thought of the Big Green Truck sat lonely in the corner of Sean’s apartment block compound … Continue reading

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Minus Tide

I’ve been feeling all at sea recently. My head has been all over the place. Here are some fragments of some thoughts I’ve been wrestling with. * * * I miss the truck. * * * Since arriving in UK … Continue reading

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Spitfire and Samphire

The celebrations continued for a couple of weeks. In my home town of Leamington Spa, the children made up for the last soggy month of convalescence in Côte d’Ivoire: balmy days spent meeting cousins for the first time, having picnics … Continue reading

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