Having concluded my Q1 (January - March) with a successful visit to Bunda Hill on Easter Saturday, I thought I could finish the Easter break and start Q2 (April - June) with a visit to one of my favourite mountains in Malawi. Dedza Mountain was a natural choice, being only about 100 km from Lilongwe, … Continue reading Dedza Mountain, An Adventure for the Child In Me
Last Easter, the just ended one, was a near perfect break, what with the plans to scale a number of hills within Malawi. On one extreme end I was toying with a plan to hike at least five hills within four days, and on the other end of the pendulum, there was a modest ambition … Continue reading Bunda Hill, A Convenience Stop
Lake Malawi is the biggest and most famous lake in Malawi. It has two big islands - Likoma and Chizumulu. Those that have been to Likoma say it is an island paradise. Malawi is a slender wedge sandwiched by three giants - Tanzania to the North, Zambia to the West and Mozambique to the … Continue reading Of A Shredded Suit, A Croc and A Hippo
Movement is relative. If I'm moving towards an object, it could very well be that the object is moving towards me. I need to get to a mountain or a mountain should come to me. Hehehe! A little bit of reflection here in a bid to justify the title. I'm yearning to reach some … Continue reading Busy or Not, a Mountain Has to Move
The countdown for the Be More Race is in full swing. Already we are now down to 79 days, left. Have you started your preparations? The race is for the swift to win like that adage an early bird catches the worm. So if you haven't taken to the tracks yet, now is the … Continue reading Be More Race – 79 Days to Go!
One of the joys of hiking is getting to see all the amazing trees nature has to offer. For instance, on Mulanje Mountain you get to see Mulanje Cedar, a coniferous species endemic to this massif. When fully grown, the cedar has a wide girth it would take two teenagers to encircle it by … Continue reading Read It Again: The Tree of Life
Malawi's flagship road race is back!! Standard Bank's Be More Race returns in June in the city of its birth, Lilongwe. Finer details are still being worked on, but the most important news is the excitement of the second edition taking place in Malawi's Administrative Capital. Malawi is part of Africa's largest banking family by … Continue reading Be More Race – 100 Days to Go!
First things first, I have an important disclaimer to share with the reader. I have been included in one chapter of the book to be reviewed, and I have also appeared in the acknowledgements. I had not make any prior arrangements with Daniel to review his book. However, upon reading it, I felt compelled to … Continue reading Book Review on Grit
The Bible has some outstanding statements that simply will blow your mind. That is, if we only read them correctly. For instance, when the Bible mentions eternal, or eternity, we often interchange the meaning with forever, or long lasting. Forever is a long, long, long, long time (pardon the stretch on Grammar here). But it … Continue reading Read it Again: Eternal King, Immortal, Invisible
Malachi is the last book of the Old Testament. It only has four chapters but contains a powerful end-time message. It closes off with a prophesy on the First Coming and the Second Coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. It also prophesies about each coming being preceded by Elijah the prophet. But today's reflection is … Continue reading Read It Again: I Change Not