Monthly Archives: December 2011

Listography – Top 5 Photos of 2011

I love this week’s Listography!  Narrowing it down to 5 photos is a lot trickier than it sounds, but reflecting on some of the wonderful moments of 2011 has got to be a good way to end the year! 5.  … Continue reading

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Uganda Project – Part 2

As we travelled through the streets of Kampala, I had cause to wonder when on earth Ugandans sleep!  We’d finally gotten to bed at gone midnight, the streets still a hive of activity, and fallen asleep to the sound of … Continue reading

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Uganda Project – Part 1

After over 24 hours travelling and a lengthy delay at Dubai airport, it was past 10pm when our somewhat travel-worn team of 5 (4 Optometrists and 1 Dispensing Optician) arrived at Entebbe Airport, meaning that our first glimpses of Uganda … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Inappropriate festive decorations

Now I know we’re in the grip of “economic crisis” just now, and it would be churlish to expect holiday decorations to be particularly high up a council’s priority list.  Perhaps the current fixation with political correctness has scared councils … Continue reading

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Uganda Project – The Background

Did you know that 670 million people (10% of the world’s population) are visually impaired simply because they don’t have spectacles? As an Optometrist,  I derive great satisfaction from giving my patients the best vision I can achieve.  The thought … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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