Salambo in Addis

Salambo discovering Ethiopia

Fourth time back

For the fourth time now, I am back in Addis after a long summer break in Europe. This time, my first week here was quite eventful: it started with a … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · 6 Comments

Addis Threat

As if we were not restricted enough in our freedom of movement by the limited number of places we can go to, we now have to be extra vigilant because … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Back in Addis

Back in Addis after a two months break in Europe. This time I feel I am coming back to a familiar environment, I can’t quite call it home as this … Continue reading

September 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Job not permitted

There are days I really have no inspiration to write so limited my life in Addis feels. If I didn’t constantly make an effort to get out to expose myself … Continue reading

May 22, 2013 · 7 Comments

Death of a Ruler

When I started writing this blog I took the deliberate decision not to write about politics, but concentrate instead on Ethiopia’s amazing cultural heritage so often overlooked in other publications. … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

End of week two, start of third week

I have been here for two weeks exactly. I feel much better than in the first week, I only occasionally have that claustrophobic sensation of not being able to breathe … Continue reading

September 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Previous posts


February 2023
Life Tales

A Collective of Women Writing about Real Life

Parse The Noise

Sorting Truth from Lies


all about Rome

libri e arte

leggere guardare pensare