First Taste of Snow in the UK in February 2002

One English Winter and My First Snowball

PREAMBLE The Winter Olympics are here where top athletes are competing in winter games. It's great to see Africa represented from several countries. I wish them well as we build experience and gain exposure. And it is my hope that one day the Malawian flag will fly on the podium. Why not? The sight of … Continue reading One English Winter and My First Snowball

National Bank of Malawi, City Centre Wellness Club Members on Dedza Mountain

My first Corporate Hiking Event with NBM City Centre Wellness Club

BACKGROUND Early last year (2017), I was approached by Mark Phanga of National Bank of Malawi to see if I could help with organising a hiking event for their City Centre Wellness Club. Mark was working as a senior manager within the Wholesale Banking Division, where he continues to work to this day. The City … Continue reading My first Corporate Hiking Event with NBM City Centre Wellness Club

Chronicles of the Kilimanjaro Adventure: #10

This is my last post on the series of the chronicles of the Kilimanjaro Adventure which I took in August of 2016. In my previous post, I left off where Ulomi, the Managing Director of Professional Kilimanjaro Adventure, had dropped me at the Kilimanjaro International Airport. LESSONS FROM KILIMANJAROI have never felt so alive. I … Continue reading Chronicles of the Kilimanjaro Adventure: #10

Read it again: I am Alpha and Omega

Here comes our weekly reflection on the Word of God. As stated before the Bible contains Scriptures that act like seed. Once planted in our hearts, as we meditate on the meaning of these wonderful words, something changes within us. One such Scripture is found in the Book of Revelation, my personal favourite, where our … Continue reading Read it again: I am Alpha and Omega

Chronicles of the Kilimanjaro Adventure: #9

UHURU PEAK This is day five of the my first expedition on Kilimanjaro Mountain. In the last post, I had just described the scene of reaching the summit on Uhuru Peak. It was a great adventure and was every bit the way I had imagined it. In fact, it was much way better than I … Continue reading Chronicles of the Kilimanjaro Adventure: #9

Chronicles of the Kilimanjaro Adventure: #8

THE MIDNIGHT WALK This is the last post going up Kilimanjaro Mountain. The rest will be descending. So on the night of day four we are at the Base Camp. We went to bed at 18:00 and we were woken up at 23:00. We thoroughly cleaned ourselves. We were told that a tiny grain of … Continue reading Chronicles of the Kilimanjaro Adventure: #8

Chronicles of the Kilimanjaro Adventure: #7

This is day four on the 7 Day Machame Route. Last post was on day three. My friends and I are aiming to reach Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa. Kilimanjaro is the biggest free-standing mountain in the world. It is located in Tanzania, which is a neighbouring country to Malawi, where I was … Continue reading Chronicles of the Kilimanjaro Adventure: #7

Read It Again: I am the way, the truth and the life

The Bible contains some of the greatest stories ever recorded in human history. One such story is the narration of Abraham having a physical and visible visitation from God. It happened on this wise. One hot afternoon, Abraham was enjoying the shade under a big tree in his compound. He saw three men approach his … Continue reading Read It Again: I am the way, the truth and the life

Chronicles of the Kilimanjaro Adventure: #6

This post is a continuation of the series on Kilimanjaro Mountain in August 2016. We are on day three on the Machame Route at Shira Cave Campsite. The previous day had finished with an acclimatization exercise. This is done by taking you to an elevation higher than your camp. You stay at this elevation for … Continue reading Chronicles of the Kilimanjaro Adventure: #6

Chronicles of the Kilimanjaro Adventure: #5

Today, I am continuing with the narration of my experience hiking on Kilimanjaro Mountain. The last post had covered our experience of the first day on the Machame trail. Day one finished at the Machame Camp. Day two on Kilimanjaro I woke up cold. My fingers felt like they were burning. I tried to keep … Continue reading Chronicles of the Kilimanjaro Adventure: #5