Sweet Dear 5 star hotel, this is what I had in mind when I ordered for pancakes. Pancakes in Uganda are not made out of eggs, milk and flour but rather, plantain (bananas) and plain cassava flour. These pancakes, commonly known as kabalagala are usually found on the streets and local restaurants in Uganda. However, […]Read more "The Ugandan Banana Pancakes."
Bamusiime Sylvia is a photographer and filmmaker from Africa, Uganda, who fell in love with the craft of telling stories through film. She is a woman of few words and probably the reason why she finds it a little cumbersome to express herself through words. Recently, she strongly felt the need to get better at […]Read more "The deep thirst of getting better at writing."
Growth Life is like ghee. They both have one thing in common, “GROWTH.” To get the best out of ghee, you need to let it grow and mature until it obtains that golden yellowish color. It is usually kept in an airtight dish under room temperature for a few days, before it is prepared or […]Read more "LIFE IS LIKE GHEE."
There is nothing so satisfying like having a well ventilated home. Uganda is usually hot throughout the year, so, having a home that is poorly ventilated can turn out to be a nightmare. Shockingly, even after knowing this for a fact, home, business and hotel owners still put up structures with tiny windows that can […]Read more "Windows, How large should they be?"
Layered We are all familiar with the saying “One man’s meat, is another man’s poison.” Over the years, I have grown to appreciate that “One man’s trash, can be another man’s treasure.” We all use toilet paper, right? Well, at least most of us do, but we all tend to throw away the paper cardboard […]Read more "One Man’s Trash, Is Another Man’s Treasure."
In life, there is always that person that you get along with very well. You develop a certain level of friendship, you get so lost in it and, forget to really discover who they really are. It could be a co-worker who makes you tea when you least expect it. It could be your neighbor […]Read more "Leading a Double Life."
This country Uganda is fertile. You can plant a stone and it grows. Uganda is mainly plateau with a rim of mountains. It’s climate is tropical and generally rainy with two dry seasons. Unfortunately, we have been experiencing a prolonged drought that has devastated the country. The most affected areas were Isingiro, Teso and some […]Read more "Being Green is one thing, maintaining it, is another."