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Alison Street - Wildlife Artist in Zambia exhibiting on bGallery


Alison is predominantly a Wildlife artist living in Zambia.  She has been painting wildlife now for 10 years although she does paint portraits, abstracts and landscapes occasionally. 96 more words

The New Normal

Now that I’ve lived in Zambia for over a year, I can pretty confidently say that I’ve assimilated to living and working in a rural town in sub-Saharan Africa.  974 more words

N2M 2015

As a recap, the Noon to Moon is an 8-hour team endurance race from 12:00 to 8:00 pm.  Each team of 3 or 4 riders completes as many laps of the off-road track in that time. 178 more words


My First Trip to the Police Station

I recently had my first trip “downtown”.  It was the week after half-term. I was all rested and relaxed from my lovely holiday and jumped right back into school and the craziness which is Solwezi.   741 more words


Not The UK

My counterpart Natasha fainted last week. She was weak, dehydrated and complaining of chest pains. We rushed to the local hospital. Natasha had to sit in a queue, wasn’t seen to for at least 30 minutes after we’d got there and when we finally got to the “emergency room”, the staff acted with about the same level of urgency as I’d expect from the average UK GP surgery. 1,005 more words

Zambia: Zambia’s Credit Rating Cut by Standard and Poor’s

Story from the Open Zambia Website

Zambia’s credit rating was cut by Standard & Poor’s, which warned of a rapidly widening budget gap and said elections may prevent the government from addressing it. 57 more words