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Saturday in Fianar

Well, I’m almost half way through my trip and I think I may have got the water system sussed here. Since the water is heated by solar panels, there is hot water in the evenings, but it’s not necessarily still warm by the morning, so best to shower in the evening. Then from mid-morning to […]


of the Vista; of the alcohol

This is what you get when you translate the simple phrase out of sight; out of mind to and from five different European languages. The confusing link is that French translated mind as ├ęsprit which comes back to English as spirit and which Spanish then translates as alcohol. It’s a lot of fun and you […]

Africa Bible Translation Languages

The Sound of Kouya

If you are interested in hearing what Kouya sounds like, Gospel Recordings Network have a couple of sermons by our friend Bahi Laurent available for download in MP3 format. Sermon 1 Sermon 2 This is Laurent with the manuscript of the Kouya New Testament. This post is more than a year old. It is quite […]

Computing/Internet Languages

Are indigenous languages dead?

There is an interesting discussion on the BBC website about African languages. Lot’s of diverse opinions – and one which is absolutely correct in every detail! This post is more than a year old. It is quite possible that any links to other websites, pictures or media content will no longer be valid. Things change […]