Two Year Anniversary
Gill Sainsbury is back in Tanzania following her visit to family and her weekly blog now continues. Please enjoy.
Two years since I stepped off the plane at Kilimanjaro airport with a rush of adrenalin as my feet first made contact with the Tanzanian soil that was to be my home for the next seven months. Yes I originally came for seven months and yes I am still here!
I had done it. I had arrived. I had, quite frankly and with that priceless resource hindsight, been manic in my endeavour to get here. When I look back at that time I can see the depth of my desperation and oftentimes now, I feel a sense of panic rise in me as I realise that my mind has shut out a considerable chunk of that time, there is a lot I simply do not remember about the year preceding my arrival here. I think that is our inherent life’s defence mechanism.
I came to turn a page in my…
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