That’s me receiving a certificate. CONCISERead more "Day 25"
I dunno what???s caused it, but I???ve developed this weird kick out of taking pictures of people in mid conversation on the sly like some kind of maverick paparazzo. I went to the health minister???s headquarters in Djougou today, and sat in while one …Read more "Day 24"
???524 johnnies please??? The woman behind the counter stared at me. ???Sorry…was that five hundred and twenty four???? I nodded my head up slightly. Eyebrows cocked. ???Yep??? She thought for a second. Her reply was all business. ???Which brand???s your favour…Read more "Day 23"
You know that feeling when you???re sat in a meeting/ classroom, or even in the middle of listening to someone deliver a monologue, and try as you might you just can???t get interested in the topic? Totes had that today. After a while your consciously…Read more "Day 22"
Things I miss (in order, excluding human beans): Toilet paper Hot showers Consistent electricity CNN/BBC Fruit Uncooked vegetables Sandwiches Toilet seats Duvets Hummus Different species of fish. ???Hey Moussa, what fish is this???? ???Poisson??? ??????I see???…Read more "Day 21"
Seen as Benedicte – the 30-year-old French volunteer that???s leading the training during the week ??? is only here for 2 weeks, SNA has organised something exciting for her to do every day. I joined her today in the trip to Kemerida to watch a local …Read more "Day 20"
In the staff training today we went through a question and answer procedure that should be undertaken before you launch a project. What is the project? Who is it for? Where will it take place? Why should it be commissioned? How much is it going to…Read more "Day 18"
Had another think about the exam results. I???m going to swallow my pride and just say it: ???I was complacent???. My attitude towards work last year was viciously unhealthy ??? poor lecture attendance, half-hearted attempts to read one of the 4 m…Read more "Day 16"
This is going to be wickedly self-involved and objectively pathetic, but then all blog posts are. They???re only really for me anyway. I got my results back today from my second year at uni, and they were terrible. Horrible. The exams are marked out…Read more "Day 15"
Yeah, I know, I missed out days 11 and 12. Well to be honest, not that much happened during them. On day 11 the NGO got literally ripped apart by a partner organization in Cotonou for being slack with their admin and for having no creative ambitio…Read more "Day 13"