Monthly Archives: April 2008
Written by: The Bridge on Thursday, April 24th, 2008
Written by: The Bridge on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008
Written by: The Bridge on Sunday, April 20th, 2008
We are up to 6 now, Eddie and Anna from Cascade arrived a little over two weeks ago. It's nice to have more people like ourselves around. The black company, while entertaining and friendly does sometimes get a bit too much with their always wanting something.
Eddie and Anna are doing little jobs around the house while they try to adjust to the heat. But they assure us they like the h....
Written by: The Bridge on Wednesday, April 9th, 2008
Apparently, people at home or elsewhere are getting the impression, from our previous blogs, that we are having a holiday here! Over the phone, I've talked with people from back home and some told me that while reading about our adventures here in Palmgrove, Africa, they got the impression that we were having a good time here, that things were going well, and that we have nothing to complain about! Though this is not the case, I wasn't surprised to hear that. You see, when we sit down to write blogs for the public, we ar....
Written by: The Bridge on Friday, April 4th, 2008
When I think of getting some bricks for a garden, I think of getting a pallet from Barkman Concrete. Here in Palmgrove things are a lot different. Bricks are made entirely by hand. In the end, the finished product is of low quality and very inconsistent. But, with a rainy season that lasts eight months the people of Palmgrove rely on bricks to stop erosion. The termite ants are also a major reason for brick usage. Overall, the most notable thing about brick making is the amount of labor it takes.
To make bricks they need c....