Dedza Mountain, An Adventure for the Child In Me

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

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Mr Shark, you really don’t go to sleep? Like ever?

As a young mind, nature provides a pavilion from which the insatiable curiosity can be quenched by facts, bizarre, queer, funny, shocking, grizzly, lovely and beautiful, all observed from the world around us. But one that has stood the test of time in my mind is that sharks never go to sleep. Could that be … Continue reading Mr Shark, you really don’t go to sleep? Like ever?

Read It Again: Heavenly Comfort

  Wouldn't it be nice if everything was smooth, and there was no single problem in our lives? I have often heard others say that life would be boring. I'm not sure I share similar sentiments. I do not like having problems. And I know a lot of people who do not like having any … Continue reading Read It Again: Heavenly Comfort

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