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Almost Famous.

There hasn’t been a moment’s rest since Alastair and I took off from London for Sierra Leone on the 4th of July.  We needed to attend and participate in three public disclosure meetings to report the findings from the environmental impact assessment done months ago.  206 more words

Sierra Leone

A Round Of Intros.

It is a special occasion for the people here in the local communities when they have the opportunity to be introduced to the bosses of our company.  102 more words

Sierra Leone

Ten And Counting.

As they say, ‘the grass is always greener on the other side’….well, things are actually pretty green here considering I’m in the tropics (and especially since we had a couple rains to wash away the months of red dust off the leaves) 408 more words

Sierra Leone

School Days.

A visit to the Komahun School was overdue.  I had in my possession some magnifying glasses given to us by Al’s mother.  She had visited the school back in November and saw the need to supplement their science lessons with the equipment. 85 more words

Sierra Leone

An African Picnic.

Yesterday’s picnic for the Komahun School looked very different from any picnic I’ve ever been to, but still it went off well. All of the food items were given to the only female teacher, and I assume she’s the one who took charge of the preparations. 167 more words

Sierra Leone

One Sandwich Short of a Picnic.

The head teacher of the Komahun School, Safea, requested that the company host a picnic to celebrate the end of the school year.  There are over 300 students in the very small school building.  168 more words

Sierra Leone

Rainy Season.

Not only does rainy season bring heavy rains, hence the name, but it also seems to precipitate a lot of sickness amongst the villagers. I haven’t worked out if it is the colder temperature, a constant wetness that breeds illness, more insects that cause diseases such as malaria, or something else. 152 more words

Sierra Leone