Category Archives: Driving

Luanda-Cam Back Online?

I’ve finally managed to organise a replacement for my broken old phone, and if all goes to plan I should take delivery of my new Blackberry Bold 9700 tomorrow afternoon. Of course this is Angola so things don’t often go … Continue reading

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Driving Around Town

Plan A (before we arrived): “Let’s get a 4×4 and we can drive ourselves everywhere in Luanda just like we did in Riyadh. It’ll be even better Karen because this time you’ll actually be allowed to get behind the wheel … Continue reading

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Will He Or Won’t He?

Another little nugget from our weekend trip that deserves an entry all to itself. It’s all happening here: dangerously wide and unmarked load, drivers using the other carriageway to get past, and one guy in particular who thinks he can … Continue reading

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Swings & Roundabouts

That’s what we say to describe life’s little up’s and down’s. You might prefer “gotta take the rough with the smooth”, or, “the Good Lord giveth and he taketh away”. In fact, now I think about it, both of those … Continue reading

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Amber Gambler

I should know better than to open Karen’s post. Because I work from home I’m usually alone when the mail arrives in the morning, and when an official-looking envelope addressed to Karen dropped on the mat the other day my … Continue reading

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