I enter the big post office in town (not this one) with 10 toddler paintings in my hands: butterflies, dinosaurs, a lion, a house, etc. My task is to send them to various people in Elliot’s life who are in Australia, and it’s my first time trying to post something […]
Tamie Davis is an Aussie living in Tanzania, blogging at meetjesusatuni.com.
I haven’t read Annabel Crabb’s new book The Wife Drought but I’ve read a couple of articles she’s written on the same premise, that is, that men with big careers are only able to do so because they have a dedicated support staff, a ‘wife’ at home doing the unpaid […]
People ask me about making friends all the time and I say that it’s hard to do. We’re not in a village where I can make friends by collecting water with other women as we watch our children together. We’re in a town and pretty much any woman has a […]
The Fault in Our Stars, John Green Hazel has terminal cancer but she’s not dead yet. She thinks a lot about death until she meets Augustus at a cancer support group and he accuses her of being defined by her cancer. He shares her sense of humour and love of […]
Desiring God has a new ebook out about gender relations. It’s called “Good: the Joy of Christian Manhood and Womanhood.’ You can download it for free. It’s written by a new generation of complementarians (not to be confused with the new wave of complementarians!). John Piper writes the foreword to […]
The lady at the post office looked at me like I was an idiot. And wasting her time. Just, you know, making a fuss for no reason. I was back for the second time to tell her that our PO box needed fixing. Half the screws on the inside which […]
There’s no postcolonialism post today because Arthur was in Dar teaching for a week. He’ll write more on that experience in the weeks to come. Meanwhile, here’s what Red Twin and I got up to while he was away, in Red Twin’s words. We’d known for about 48 hours that […]