Kombi Number One

New kombi slogans spotted recently: “Never Mind” “Facebook” “God is in” “It’s a long walk” “Mr Nothing” “Poor man’s friend” The robots take a long time to change at the Nazarene Junction of the main road from Manzini to Mbabane. En route to the clinic one morning, we pulled up to the traffic lights just… Continue reading Kombi Number One


I really enjoy the first few weeks of living in a new country. I look for novelty, difference, quirkiness. After a month or so, odd things become accepted, mundane and attract my attention less. Each morning at 7am, two Landcruisers collect the expatriate health workers from the team houses and transport them to the clinics… Continue reading Kombis