(3 posts in February, 2015)Back

Language school transitions

25 February, 2015 | 0 COMMENTS

Haven't written here for a couple of weeks, there's been a few goings on around here! I would have written sooner but the internet and power here has been a lot less reliable recently. Apparently, the power corporation has been sending too much voltage, which has been causing some of the lights to start smoking. Some of the residents have been turning off all the power at night, in case anything catches on fire. Anyway, the internet and power seems to be back to normal today! We'll see how long ...

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Another week gone.

9 February, 2015 | 0 COMMENTS

Another week passed, every week that I write this blog, I realise how quickly the weeks pass here! A sign of how much I'm enjoying living and working in this country :-) This will be the last week of my language classes in their current form, for a number of reasons. Firstly, because the school is moving to a different compound. But mainly because my class is going to change quite a bit, one of my fellow students will be leaving, and our teacher is also leaving the school. It is a real shame, be...

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Not quite the 5-star experience...

2 February, 2015 | 0 COMMENTS

So I hear that there is plenty of snow back home! Hope that its not causing too much havoc with driving etc. Over here, the driving havoc this week came from the African Union which was being held here. Addis Ababa is the home of the AU headquarters, inside an impressive, looming building. Most of the delegates from the different African nations all stay at the Sheraton Hotel here, as it is the most luxurious. When they travel across town back and fourth from their meetings, the police close the...

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