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Velvet Ashes link up: Daily Life

Yesterday I had a meeting at Elliot’s school. He’s fine, there are just some extra strategies to implement at home. And I came home and could not cope with my life. Dinner was avocado on toast. Arthur got the boys through the bath. We aborted family prayers halfway through. I […]

On not being fined by the police

This week, we were stopped by police three times in two days, and we weren’t fined any of those times. Despite what I’ve written about negotiating the police in Tanzania, this is the far more common experience: friendly police who merely greet you, or look at your license / rego […]