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With the Municipal Stadium finally to ourselves, we undertook the task of coaching another 350 kids- oh yes- and has anyone mentioned it is over 30 degrees here on a daily basis. Our skin colour and hairs on our arms and legs continue to be a source of amusement to the kids and the adults. One of the teachers mentioned if I stayed five more months I would go as black as him which I’m not totally convinced about!

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The cricket was fantastic, as always, the girls being far more agile and intelligent than the boys. One of the littlest lads pelted towards the fence looking for his ball during a batting session leaving the girls behind him in hysterics. Hands on his head and confused, he soon realised he had missed the ball altogether which was still on the cone and gave the biggest grin I’ve ever seen.

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As usual, the team were fantastic and after a full days coaching, several of us went to visit St Kizitsos Baby Home – an orphanage for abandoned and homeless babies and toddlers. Note to self: STOP picking up small children without nappies on! I counted that I could probably fit about five of them in my backpack at a squeeze and one more in my hand luggage.The experience was emotional to say the least. Unfortunately, the harsher Ugandan life revealed itself when we left the orphanage and the police were searching for a woman who had just strangled her two week old baby leaving the body in the bushes. It is hard to comprehend the feeling of such desperation.

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Finishing on a brighter note, I also gave a radio interview for “TopRadio”, my debut radio experience – very exciting. Do you want my autograph now or later? With Macca’s and Rocky as my side-kicks, nothing could go wrong.Explaining the rules of cricket in a few seconds over the radio was a challenge but CWB passed with distinction along with steering the conversation from Premier League Football (yawn) back to the topic athand – CWB and ABC!