Category Archives: Beani Blogs

Lewd Conduct and other Shanigans

Sorry for the prolonged silence Queenie – I’m having my ass handed to me at work and when not wrestling Gorilla related tasks, I’m trying to play nice with the locals … the girls here are mean! You know that … Continue reading

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To the Equator and Beyond …

Hey Queenie, Great to chat on Skype – sorry I lost you to the abyss that is MTN wireless internet connection.  There are people all over Uganda holding one sided conversations with a frozen image of their loved one mid … Continue reading

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Printed Pumps and Prime Property

Straddling the bath is fine when you’re 20 Queenie, but at my ripe old age it’s not cool – three days of crippling back pain and insult to injury, sporadic bouts of hysteria from my female colleagues as they relive … Continue reading

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Hand Washing 101

Always connected Queenie – great minds and all that. You gave me one hellva a fright with the title of your last post, not to mention some of the content – who is this non-drinking, oat eating home body you … Continue reading

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Virunga, Rwanda … And the Gorillas

Hey Queenie, You little legend you!!  About bloody time you did your PhD. Although not quite the standard setting for literary intellectuals (I’m thinking a library and Chesterfield wingbacks would be more appropriate), I think our favourite central London wine … Continue reading

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Me and My Wheelie

Hey Queenie, Now in Rwanda and Kigali is possibly the cleanest city I’ve seen in my life.  Aline (my French colleague) was basically apprehended at customs for carrying a plastic bag (they are literally banned) and I’m too terrified to … Continue reading

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I once had a Bean in Affffrica

Queenie!! The internet connection in Uganda can only be compared to a one legged man playing tennis with Rafael Nadal – frustrating and marginally painful!  But I will persevere, even if my laptop takes the brunt of it. With the … Continue reading

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