• Life as they know it

    The landscape was idyllic, filled with tree studded mountains and lush,green planted fields. We were on our way to the Liacom primary school on one of those rocky, pitted dirt roads that are more suitable for cattle than moving vehicles. Simon wanted to show me how poor the remote village schools were so we took […]

Life as they know it

The landscape was idyllic, filled with tree studded mountains and lush,green planted fields. We were on our way to the Liacom primary school on one of those rocky, pitted dirt roads that are more suitable for cattle than moving vehicles. Simon wanted to show me how poor the remote village schools were so we took […]

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School is No Fun

When I saw my driver being held up by a policeman at a check point leaving the village, I immediately got out of the car and started walking toward them.. Within seconds upon seeing me, the police waved him on. Last week our potholed, rocky road was finally smoothed down with a huge Caterpillar. But […]

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Without light

The damn lights went out around six in the evening so I lite a candle in the empty wine bottle and set about cooking dinner. This was not a romantic moment. The ingredients I had were limited since I have no refrigerator and I hadn’t been to Bamenda in a week. The local market was […]

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