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Tests, Tests, and More Tests

First and foremost, I would like to apologize for the complete lack of effort on my part to keep this blog going. These last several months since being accepted into the Peace Corps have been hectic to say the least. 1,017 more words

Prototype Iron Filter Testing at Sinazeze

We visited Sinazeze in an earlier post, a community that is not using its handpump because of an obnoxiously high dissolved-iron content.  This community was the inspiration for the development of the prototype iron removal system that we tested at Harmony School.  585 more words


Zambian female singer summoned by Police for going pantless in this semi-nude photo 18+

Police in Lusaka have reportedly summoned controversial Zambian singer, Kay Figo for questioning after she went pantless in a semi-nude photo she shared online.

Figo, whose real name is… 98 more words


Not so easy

The strategic planning process wasn’t entirely finished when my part of the contract had been completed. It’s hard to estimate how long something will take, as being stuck in the mud can take 15 minutes or two hours. 517 more words

On The Road

Travels with my Hat...

So, farewell to England…a truly typical send off, with torrential rain giving us a soaking before we could even get to the car.

Living in the the countryside has many benefits, but when your cottage is in the middle of a field, having to open & close five bar gates when it’s lashing down, is not one. 198 more words



The so called Lusaka Mayor, poor Miles Sampa is but proving  a total disaster and failure on all the promisory notes from his campaign trail. Miles took a template off the PF DNA lying manadate. 286 more words