Monthly Archives: January 2011

Madame la directrice…

‘Monique, you’ll have to become more of a Madame’, a visiting friend stated, leaving me with an uncomfortable feeling. Many people, I guess I’m not far off when I say that it would be the majority of the white people … Continue reading

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Ségou’s donkeys

An animal often seen in Mali, is the donkey. Many Malians have a donkey to carry loads or to pull a donkey cart. Donkey carts are being used as garbage trucks as well as for the transport of people and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

After the two months of working, working and more working, followed by the Christmas dinner, it was time to slow down, a lot… I slept, slept and slept. So much that the guys got really worried over my well-being. I … Continue reading

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