Monthly Archives: April 2011

Easter In Ethiopia

Sunday was a big day here. Easter, or Fasika, is the biggest Christian festival of the year. People visit their families in their home towns, go to the church and get to finally eat meat again after 55 days of … Continue reading

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Pictures In The Kitchen

Here’s a photo of our kitchen wall decorated with pictures from the students of P2B at Blackhall Primary School. They really have brightened up our kitchen and I often love to read all the little messages from my old class. … Continue reading

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English Training – Part Two

Last week was the second English language training weekend –¬† the first one was back in November and the same participants came along to discuss their progress and to learn lots of new games, techniques and ideas that can be … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Hello Everyone! We hope everybody had a lovely Easter weekend. We would like to thank you all for the support and encouragement you continue to give us in Ethiopia, reading and commenting on the blog and sending us emails, letters … Continue reading

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Easter Rings And Headbands

Everybody is now gearing up for Easter Sunday, the biggest holiday of the year for Ethiopian Christians. A lot of the teachers and students have gone off to their family homes, the market is full of goats, sheep and chickens … Continue reading

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Millennium Dam

Everybody’s talking about the dam! Once upon a time we had the Millennium Dome, but Ethiopia has just started construction of the Millennium Dam, which will be the largest hydroelectric power plant in Africa when completed and create one of … Continue reading

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Buying a Habasha Dress

Next Sunday is Easter (or ‘Fasika’ in the local language), the biggest celebration for Ethiopian Orthodox Christians. It promises to be an interesting day and we are looking forward to joining in the celebrations with our friends and colleagues. I … Continue reading

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