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When it rains, it pours

When it rains, it pours

When it rains in Zanzibar, or Tanzania for that matter, it pours. There’s no middle way. If you had something drying on the line, expect to leave them hanging there for another day (or three, if you, like me, happen to be out during rain spells in the rainy season, and never manage to get … Continue reading


What started as a personal blog to record some thoughts and experiences of living in Tanzania has since transformed into a wider commentary on African development and current affairs, with frequent turns to my adopted Swahili homeland. The blog is a work in progress, but always in an Africa state of mind.

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