Minnesota Outdoors


Glass Blowing


A staggering 2200 KM rail journey from New York to St. Paul, via Chicago on Amtrak.

New York

Thousand Islands



London Gypsies

African Proverbs

“When a man is stung by a bee, he doesn’t set off to destroy all beehives” – Kenya

“The man who marries a beautiful woman, and the farmer who grows corn by the roadside have the same problem” – Ethiopia.

“A short man is not a boy” – Nigeria

“No matter how hot your anger is, it cannot cook yams” – Nigeria.

“It requires a lot of carefulness to kill the fly that perches on the scrotum” – Ghana

“If the throat can grant passage to a knife, the anus should wonder how to expel it” – Seychelles.

“The frown on the face of the goat will not stop it from being taken to the market” – Nigeria.

“An old lady feels uneasy when dry bones are mentioned in a proverb” – Ghana.

“The same sun that melts the wax, hardens the clay” – Niger.

“If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there” – Uganda

“There’s no virgin in a maternity ward” – Cameroon

“A child can play with its mother’s breasts, but not its father’s testicles” – Guinea

And the best from Gambia

“A woman who knows her husband’s whereabouts at all times……….spends much time in the cemetery!”

It’s snowing again in Kenya

I’ts an anomaly to snow on the Equator, you can read a similar incident here. Appeared in The Standard today.

It's snowing again in Kenya