All posts by Becky Waterman

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Autumn 2018 Newsletter – Out Now!

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Familiar but Different

Familiar but Different

I’ve always loved rainy mornings. There’s something about waking up to the patter of raindrops on the roof which I find incredibly refreshing and relaxing, and it’s definitely something I got used to living in England. This morning we woke to the sound of rain, and while it’s a familiar sound it’s also quite different. The sound of the rain is magnified on our metal roofs and is often punctuated by incredible claps of thunder. Its also substantially heavier than the endless days of drizzle I remember. Even the smell of it is different; desperately desired water falling on the dusty ground of Africa creates a different scent to droplets falling on tarmac and well laid lawns.

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A Day in the Life of Becky

A Day in the Life of Becky

In honour of Dave’s video for this month, A Day in the Life of Dave (watch here!), I thought I’d use my preferred skillset to tell you a bit more about my daily routine here in the beautiful country of Uganda. It’s a bit more of a challenge for me; unlike Dave I don’t have a set time to be at work and to come home, or a clearly defined role to determine my days, but there is still plenty to occupy my time.

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Not According to Plan

Not According to Plan

I think it’s fair to say this week hasn’t gone according to plan.

We’re in the rainy season here in Uganda, and while it reduces the temperature beautifully and leaves us with luscious green grass and plants, it also leaves the roads in a constantly worsening state. Dave’s drive to Kajjansi airfield, the base of MAF here in Uganda, has grown increasingly bumpy over the last couple of weeks.

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