Author Archives: Dan Ó C

About Dan Ó C

Human rights geek in Uganda. I power my entire house on my own sense of self-importance.

Lake Bunyonyi

Last weekend I took the 9-hour bus journey down to Lake Bunyoni in the southwest, near Rwanda. It’s one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been: it’s stunning. I stayed at a small very relaxed campsite and found that … Continue reading

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Is fearr Gaeilge briste ná Béarla cliste…

So, for anyone who didn’t understand the last post, what happened was that I was offered to do an interview in Irish with Raidió na Life for Front Line, but declined originally cause I didn’t feel prepared, didn’t know much … Continue reading

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Beatha teanga í a labhairt, ach…

sin níos éasca a rá ná a dheanamh. Tá seans ann nach bhfuil duine ar bith a dtagann go dtí an blag seo in ann í a dtuiscint as Gaeilge. Gan dabht, tá sé níos deacair freisin mar gheall ar … Continue reading

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There is a new post coming….

…a substantive enough rant, but i just burned my finger pretty badly making pasta so i can’t finish it. Otherwise all is going very well, I’m planning to have lots of adventures in the next six weeks so there should … Continue reading

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Safety, Ugandan style.

If there is one difference between the Ugandan and Irish cultures that’s really jumped out at me so far, it’s the absolute polarity of our attitudes towards safety, particularly in relation to the system of safety practices known to my … Continue reading

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Tinteán eile…

Caveat: This took me a while to write, and because it’s kind of a catch-up, it may well be severely boring. Read at your own risk. It’s jarring that I’ve now been here for three weeks. It feels as if … Continue reading

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Well, this is progress.

It seems that at least at work, I can upload images. This is a view of the Victoria Nile not far from its source. I took it when camping in Jinja on my first weekend here.

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