Category: Uganda Blog

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Watching the Premiership – 28th February 2010

‘When two elephants meet, it is only the grass that suffers.’ Last week I wrote about the big game of Primary 5&6 verses Primary 7. As it happens, though it was undoubtedly overshadowed by this preceding spectacle, there was another big football match that day between Arsenal and Liverpool. Due...

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A Local Derby in Wairaka – 25th February 2010

Basic machinery, in fact not at all basic, no doubt the result of a forward thinker and years of hard work and refinement, yet so taken for granted now that it seems basic. What were we before it? If I was to ask how to keep meat fresh, naturally you...

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Kits from Rockslane – 20th February 2010

The kits are also part of the gift from Rocks Lane. We have 10 white jerseys for the older kids and 8 blue jerseys for the younger ones which I am yet to reveal. I brought the kits to the game last Friday and the reaction was more wide eyed...

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Football – 16th February 2010

What is a football? When we say it an immediate image I’m sure comes to mind but what defines a football? If we break it down then for it to be a ball all it needs to be is spherical. We would say that it would have to be made...

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First Impressions of the School – 10th February 2010

Wanyange Primary School consists of four long buildings built in a rectangle. The walls of these buildings were once charmingly painted a baby blue to waist height and to the ceiling a creamy yellow. Now though every wall is a shade of red brown, the same inescapably African red brown...