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A Traveler’s Tale: Jenga Nchi In The Midst of Corruption And Impunity.

It is exactly 5pm and the last session of the Social Media Conference comes to an end at Fairmont Norfolk, and then it hits me that I cannot be in Nairobi and fail to visit with my few friends and family in Nairobi West and Langat’a. 2,050 more words


Honor thy father and mother.....

I was late again. As usual. Don’t let me tell you how many times I have sworn to turn over a new leaf and come to work early. 1,142 more words

Our Last & WORST Day in Africa

Our last day was spent back in Kampala, Uganda. Fabian’s friend, Dedo, had just flown in from Burundi the day earlier for work, but unfortunately the airline had lost his luggage- Don’t take Kenya Airways! 1,055 more words


When I first started going to my school as an English teacher, I also volunteered to be the school photographer. So when they recently asked me to do the school portraits, I sprung to action, with my favorite assistant, hubby extraordinaire. 443 more words


Voices from the "Slum"

Tucked up underneath 6 layers of tattered clothing, hidden under the bridge as the beams of light flashed still in the late night traffic, He laid there eating the last piece of his carrot. 325 more words


British Slums in the 1960s

Nick Hedges, Below the poverty line: slum Britain in the 1960s – in pictures, The Guardian, 1 October 2014 (link)

“Photographer Nick Hedges travelled from Birmingham slums to Glasgow tenements in the 1960s and 70s to document poverty-stricken Britain. 217 more words


The Forgotten Gorbals

Lesley Roberts, Remembering the words and pictures that exposed Glasgow’s slums in the 1940s, Daily Record, 7 April 2013 (link)

Not that the Gorbals is Irish only.

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