Tag Archives: Lake Victoria

Reflections in Juba – Lessons from my elders.

Some time later this year or early next year, God willing, my family will have a thanksgiving ceremony for our aging parents (they are well into their early eighties). When the idea came up from our eldest brother over the … Continue reading

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The green grass of home

When I talk of the “Green grass of home,” I am speaking in general terms of the good times, the warm and love of family and friends, and of course the environment there in which I have grown up and … Continue reading

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Wau – Western Bahr El Ghazel

Riverside Lodge (Photo credit: bboylanky) Tonight I am in the Wau River Lodge located just a few meters from the Jur River in Wau town, the capital of the South Sudanese state of Western Bagr El Ghazel, that borders the … Continue reading

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Strange But True

It is said that silence is golden. I do not know though what the exact meaning of that expression is. However, I know the experience of serenity, tranquility and the refreshing of the mind that silence can bring when one … Continue reading

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Missing Home

I terribly miss home today. I did not know what it would mean to spend the third week in a row in Juba, South Sudan without going back home to Uganda to see my family as I normally do every fortnight … Continue reading

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Almost Paradise

Yesterday I drove to a “paradise” some where out there on the Eastern shores of Lake Victoria in Busia District in Eastern Uganda. On my way back I came singing the Bee Gee song “You promise me paradise.” Intermittently, another … Continue reading

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Picnic on the Beach

Last evening I had a picnic on the beach with a lovely friend who lives in Entebbe which is about forty kilometers from Kampala. We watched couples swim in the lake, listened to the waves and had fish and chips and bitter … Continue reading

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