in the art classroom

After a lovely experience with malaria in what should have been my first week of teaching, I finally made it into the classrooms last week to officially begin my time as the roving arts teacher at the Essuubi Eppya Vocational Primary School (and that mouthful easily become EEVPS). I packed my bag with paper and… Read More

and it lies ahead

“I don’t know how to say it, but…I feel different. I seem to see ahead, in a kind of way. I know we are going to take a very long road, into darkness; but I know I can’t turn back. It isn’t to see Elves now, nor dragons, nor mountains, that I want—I don’t rightly… Read More

just a glimpse


moving in

This morning, I woke up to the sounds of rain drenching the bush outside my window. It’s still coming down—softly now, infusing everything with the deepest shades of green. So far, today has held hot tea, fresh fruit, and unpacked bags. The morning is beautiful. Yesterday, we arrived at Kasana in the late afternoon. I… Read More