6 February 2014
The end of a long first week.
There are so many new things to learn about and to see. What with jetlag and the heat, it all takes some adjusting to. Where should we live? How do we get to work? Where are the shops? What about the food?
So, we have […]
1 February 2014
We landed. We couldn’t see much because it was RAINING! Yes, we knew it was the rainy season here but it seemed rather cruel to leave wet London and arrive in wet Dili. But as consolation, the rain is different: great plopping blobs of water steadily streaming down like some […]
All the last minute panics are over, everything is packed – well, as much as we could get into bags was packed (we will have to do without the rest), the problem of the malaria tablets that did not arrive is solved and we have managed to doze our way from London […]
24 January 2014
Last night, I walked home late from the office for the very last time. I walked through the park where the trees are still festooned with the white and gold lights of Christmas. I marvelled again at the elegant cascades of falling icicles of light, seemingly dripping onto the heaps of snow: […]