Mr Karibu and Harambee

In times of uncertainty and insecurity I like to think of a man the PILI crew call Mr Karibu. Mr Karibu is the elder of the family whose homes we used as the location of Pili’s house in Pwani. Mr Karibu got his nickname because of his use of ‘karibu’ which means welcome/you’re welcome/no problem … More Mr Karibu and Harambee


Known Unknowns

You know you need a break when you start thinking there is wisdom to be found in Donald Rumsfeld. As the holiday season is upon us and I am trying to wrap up as much as possible before going on leave, it is Rumsfeld’s idea of known knowns, known unknowns and unknown unknowns that are … More Known Unknowns

Logistics Dream Team

Zephania is Trans Tanz project manager and currently my right hand man for getting to where we need to be over these three weeks of recce/pre-production. Anstey is our translator supremo and a budding human rights lawyer. Both are a welcome tonic to a day of jumping through hoops for a letter. It also helps … More Logistics Dream Team