UGANDA CAMPAIGN AND PETITION IS LAUNCHED

  Most of us have little reserve capacity to cope with yet another crisis in the world after all that has been going in our lives and in the world over the past year or so. And yet I am  asking if you will spend a few minutes to take some simple actions on behalf … Continue reading UGANDA CAMPAIGN AND PETITION IS LAUNCHED

CRISIS IN UGANDA

"What's on your mind?" That's what Facebook asked me in the "Create Post" space! So what was on my mind when I wrote on Facebook this morning? Those of you who follow me on Facebook, where I and others have been posting several updates each day, will know that the answer is, sadly, UGANDA yet … Continue reading CRISIS IN UGANDA

Lisa’s Weekly BIRD CHALLENGE: Birds with BLACK FEATHERS

  Lisa's challenge this week is BIRDS with BLACK FEATHERS. There are so many birds with black feathers, so I am going to limit myself to Corvids and Seabirds. I'm still going to indulge myself (if not all of you!) When going through my photos, I was very tempted to slip in one or two … Continue reading Lisa’s Weekly BIRD CHALLENGE: Birds with BLACK FEATHERS

Lisa’s Weekly BIRD CHALLENGE: OWLS

  Lisa's Challenge this week is OWLS So here are my photos - once again, mainly from other countries as I haven't often seen owls in this country. We have periods when we hear Tawny Owls around our house for a few weeks - and then nothing for months. I have occasionally seen them on … Continue reading Lisa’s Weekly BIRD CHALLENGE: OWLS

DONATIONS RECEIVED FOR UGANDA

A HUGE THANK YOU FROM ME, JAMES AND ALL AT NYERO TRAINING CENTRE Thank you so much to all of you who contributed towards the urgent work the Ministry of Education required James to complete by 15th October - for which he had no money! (If you're wondering what I'm talking about, look at my … Continue reading DONATIONS RECEIVED FOR UGANDA

A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 191, Thursday

SWITZERLAND IN THE WINTER We took my father, who was blind and aged 94, on a rail holiday to Switzerland in June 2007 which he enjoyed so much. He was delighted to visit Zermatt, just below the Matterhorn (above) where his parents had spent their honeymoon in 1905, just over a century before. We decided … Continue reading A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 191, Thursday

A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 190, Wednesday

Now this is what I call snow! We had a wonderful trip in March 2019 on one of the regular daily Norwegian Hurtigruten ferry ships which go all the way up the coast from Bergen to Kirkenes (on the Russian border) and back in 12 days. However, even in Norway, they are suffering from a … Continue reading A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 190, Wednesday

“Queen of Katwe” on BBC2 THIS AFTERNOON

This is a true and extraordinary feature film about how learning to play chess in the slums of Kampala (Uganda) transformed the lives of many children, but especially one girl who went on to become a world champion. It is filmed in Kampala and beautifully acted by local children with enormous natural talent. It is … Continue reading “Queen of Katwe” on BBC2 THIS AFTERNOON