Mirror Reflections – Ethiopia & Russia

Life in Ethiopia About a month ago, I flew back to Ethiopia to live and work in the capitol city of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa. My government office established and runs the Gullele Botanic Garden, the first botanic garden in Ethiopia. Their main agendas are conservation of biodiversity, research, education and eco-tourism. So far, it has … More Mirror Reflections – Ethiopia & Russia

Mirror Reflections – Bosnia-Herzegovina & Russia

Life in Bosnia-Herzegovina I am a 30 something South African living and working in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. I have been here since 2003. Before that I was in Zenica, near Sarajevo, for 2 years. I belong to an organisation called Youth with A Mission/YWAM and serve here as a volunteer for the Humanitarian … More Mirror Reflections – Bosnia-Herzegovina & Russia

Mirror Reflection – Tanzania & Russia

Life in Tanzania   Karibu sana! This blog describes the adventures of some Aussies volunteering at the Kigamboni Community Centre in Tanzania. The Centre is run entirely by (mostly local) volunteers who offer all kinds of learning and talent development opportunities to over 300 disadvantaged children. These include academic classes, English, acrobatics, dance, handcrafts, sport, and much more. For more information, check out … More Mirror Reflection – Tanzania & Russia

Mirror Reflections – Finland & Russia

Life In Finland Originally started as observations about various curiosities about living in Finland in comparison to my native Canada (northern Ontario), Life in Finland touches on the humourous, the political, the maddening, the strange and so on. I hope to bring you interesting tidbits on life in Finland. It’s always a learning process and it’s been fun … More Mirror Reflections – Finland & Russia

This “One” is for my Russian Friends – Russian Media “DJ”

In the states there are anchormen and women, the weatherman or woman , but in Russia we have Russian Media “DJ’s” giving commentaries like this. It reminded me of the advertising spots on television when they tried to fit 5 minutes of dialogue into 1 minute. Even if you don’t understand what is being said, … More This “One” is for my Russian Friends – Russian Media “DJ”