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Posts tagged ‘Hash House Harriers’

  • The real ‘boda boda’ – Nagawa travels sidesaddle into Kenya

    Sep 29, 11 • 4945 views 10 comments

    There were plenty of seats on the bus – so why does the big man always have to sit next to me? Immediately, he reclined his seat and wedged two greasy paper bags between us. “Do you even have an apple to eat?” he asked me and then proceeded to...

  • Africa Hash, Ethiopia – Magnificent Tissisat Falls

    May 12, 11 • 3872 views 5 comments

    Monday: the Hashiest day of the week. The breakfast promised ‘as soon as we get out of Addis’ was actually brunch several hours later. I ate the best scrambled eggs ever and the Ethiopians shared tibs and injera. I noticed how everyone ate only...

  • Africa Hash, Ethiopia – Feeling irie in Addis Ababa

    May 10, 11 • 6103 views 7 comments

    Of a forecast 50+ Kampala Hashers, about half that number slowly dripped into Addis Ababa for Africa Hash 2011, mpole mpole ‘slowly by slowly’ all the way – one of them arrived on Sunday morning. Seriously guys, that’s a lot of...

  • Ethiopia calling me – from my sickbed

    May 2, 11 • 14490 views 7 comments

    Two days before I fly to Ethiopia, and I’m lying in bed with a temperature. I’ve a bed in Addis Ababa and someone to pick me up to the airport – but I still haven’t got a plane ticket. Some mix-up at the bank. My debit card was...

  • Around the World with 40 Lonely Planet bloggers

    Apr 28, 11 • 3523 views 6 comments

    Did you know Diary of a Muzungu featured on Lonely Planet from 2009-2012? If you like travelling – real or armchair! – you’ll love this … Diary of a Muzungu has been appearing on Lonely Planet, as part of the travel bloggers’...

  • Erection* fever

    Feb 1, 11 • 3736 views 2 comments

    Every monday evening I run through the slums and wetlands of Kampala, through the traffic or across the golf course, in and through the lives of thousands of Ugandans along with 150 fellow Hashers. Dr Ian Clarke, founder of Kampala’s...

  • Kampala to Jinja relay – the sugar cane Hash

    Aug 9, 10 • 5535 views 10 comments

    Map of the Kampala Jinja relay route that gives the quite correct impression that 1) there were indeed lots of hills and 2) our collective blood pressure would rise and fall like the proverbial yo-yo, ending in a slump by the Nile. They came from...

  • The new Kampala post-11/7

    Jul 22, 10 • 2404 views 1 comment

    Evacuation from the bar before either team had scored was the last thing we expected as we watched the World Cup Final that fateful evening in Kampala, July 11th. “What is it with the 11th day of a month?” people keep asking. We’d been...

  • Just for the Hash of it

    Jun 27, 10 • 2678 views 3 comments

    Luckily the chalk marks along the route were reliable for a change. In my dash out of the house to take Baldrick for his Rabies jab, I’d forgotten my trainers so there I was sliding about in the size 12 deckshoes T’s lent me as Baldrick pulls me...

  • A one minute pitch in the car park

    Feb 15, 10 • 2189 views No Comments

    How timely, just as I’m getting into developing UCF’s Marketing Strategy, fate literally deals me a blow! Me and my car keep running into bother recently, quite literally last Monday when I reversed into a car parked right up my **** But it was...