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20 October in History

Reason M. Runyanga

This day in 1952 marked the start of the Mau Mau rebellions against the oppressive British rule in Kenya. Mau Mau rebellions are regarded as one of the significant steps taken to gain a free Kenya. 543 more words

Africa

“Who’s going to be the first in the audience to ask a question?”

Marvellously high temperatures here this weekend (around the twenty Celsius mark: compared to April averages of 13 C) had us up on site: dismantling the old fruit cage around the Ben Lomond blackcurrant bushes – or what is left of them – , final rough digging of the last twelve or so spits of plot land in preparation for sowing/planting out, tidying up the raised beds which hold our strawberry plants and enjoying cups of shed-made tea. 1,147 more words

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