Greetings from East Africa

Personal Vicissitudes


This  overview table contains Bert hamminga's personal anecdotes and vicissitudes of his life, mainly sailing with his dhow on Lake Victoria, Africa.

These personal pages are a sequel to a similar series in Dutch, largely frozen, but still reachable by clicking http://asb4.com/groeten

Title Created Contents
Departure 120711 What job did Miss Eunice tell you to do today?
Another me, another Africa 120709 I did not see it coming
Closing A Leak Part 4 120707 Delay: Birthday prolonged one full second
Closing A Leak Part 3 120628 Distractions by Uganda Immigration and the Netherlands tax authority's paper mailing computer
Closing A Leak Part 2 120614 Distractions by Nature and Philosophy
Closing A Leak Part 1 120605 Following the no-Africans protocol
The Flying Dutchman Explained 120527 An experimental contribution to the history of navigation
The math of Hollande's gender constraint 120516 Not read on BBC
Marine Certification 120515 Undergoing regulatory purification
Total Chaos 120423 Undergoing biological purification
The Day of Truth 120405 Nasty, or Spinoza about Falsity
Dutch Car Handling Technology 120302 Introducing Contemporary Dutch Culture by Example
The Netherlands 120301 1566-2012
Spinoza Ethica 120127 "I Read And Understood Spinoza Ethica completely"
Extremely miscellaneous news 120116  Spinoza, a thief's remorse, artistic breakthrough postponed etc. etc
A New Mast 120101  Profiting from experience 
The Weirdest Blog 111126 ....Ever...
Nairobi #11 111107 Granuloma Annulare
Closing the hull 111026 U-turn Journal #10
Porridge and a 32 ton jack 111022 U-turn Journal #9
Harbour Life #4 111016 Some steps forward and some backward
This Failed (for now) 111002 U-turn Journal #8
The Sanitary Complex 110930 U-turn Journal #7
The Forecastle 110928 U-turn Journal #6
Nairobi #9 110812 "You are less useful than at previous visits"
The U-Turn Journal #5 110806 Cabins and Kiswahili
Return 110608 With King Dom I, II and III
Last Banda Trip? 110702 Decay Lost Supervisor
Bert 60 110701 Welcoming The Inevitable
The U-Turn Journal #4 110523 Water & Tarping
Harbour Life #3 110523 Shed on the work list, snake on the menu
Dom dead 110508 "The government must be behind it"
Cardiovicissitudes 110507 Approaching 60
The U-Turn Journal #3 110325 Sese Island Wood hunt
"You Should Have Been Here!" 110317 Nairobi #7
Zanziiiii! 110310 The Harem Before and After The Bombardment
Harbour Life #2 110309 Straight And Square
Elections 110308 Candidates, Voters and Embassies
Cats&Monkeys 110207 Great Fun
The U-Turn Journal 2011#2 101231 Coming off the Drawing Board
Rats and Cats 101226 And the rest of us
Back In Town 101122

Tilburg Amazing? Yes! - to Africans

Rain 101031 Flushing Kampala
Harbour Life: You Are Not Alone 101030 We fly, run, swim and think (to be updated regularly)
Douglas 101023 Zzzziiiiiissss izzzzz how you are taaaoooohhhhwkin
The U-Turn Journal 2011#1 101005 Drawing Table
  101004  
The U-turn 101004  
The Family 101003 Stay in touch for party announcements...
Roland 101002 My Kampala Gabriel
Garuga Entebbe Kampala Sese Kampala 100930 The Most Beautiful Failed Sales Show Trip Ever
Redoing the Rigg 100905 Size matters!
Mukusu, rare birds and cobra 100823 More patching

The Last Maintenance Session

100817 Google Earth paste: 0.074795 32.535267

Orange

100711 MTN-Orange: 1-50, Allahu Akbar

Nothing To Say Really

100701 Indeed

Snail without Shell

100605 Nairobi High End Golf Clinic

Hammerkopsnest Blossoming in Full Action

100408 My final bid to leave a decent impression frustrated

Hammerkopsnest

100404 A stand-in farm keeper's life

The Hammerkopsnest Farming Manual

100328 Keep It Goin'!

Maiden Voyage: Entebbe-Nairobi

100309 How Can They Give You 21 Police Checks For $65 only?

Refinements

100219 Toggle "Shower" and "No Eyes": 30 seconds

Mehta Golf Course

100218 Lugazi, Uganda

Pupating

100214 2003, 2006,2010

Golf

100201 In Theory and Anecdote

Like a Boat

100120 Napoleon and Benjamin Constant about democracy

Breaking News

100115 Napoleon in 13 days from Elba back to French emperorship

New York Nairobi Vienna

091228 On Ambitions And Their Strings Attached

Nairobi #3

09122 We Do Not Reply To Claims Our Title Is Faulty

Mooring

091124 Little heaven at JP Cuttings

Close to Give Up

091114 8: Sick, Stuck and Stinking

A Europe Trip

091022 Contrasts between Continents

Fingers fingers

090809 Nsereko Rorens Back To The Shore

Lawrence

090805 The Best of Nsereko Rorens

Sangara

090720 "Do you have this thing for wind to push the canoe..."

Nsereko Rorens

090716 "This is GOOD!... tsjubtsjubtsjubtsjub..."

Selekololens

090714 My first 24 hours with a 12 year old orphan wanderer

Lake Victoria Fish Crisis 2009

090708 Fish catch 36% down in three years

Nairobi Time

090706 "Can I wear this?"

Dhow Updates

090618 Some more work and back to the Nile

Cas To The Mainland

090529 Blessings of Civilization

Cas on Banda

090506 What you could do...

Golf on Banda

090505 "Did you see my ball?"

Jews shipwrecked

090412 Subject: with every end comes new begining

Banda Life

090403 Cap neck pieces, marine dogs and another tornado

Headwind

090310 Bonaparte returns from Egypt

Nairobi

090206 Private appendix to Wikipedia

How To Make A Bad Canoe

090118 For The Same Money!

Finishing The Job And Launching The Dhow

081231 Malaria, Misty Looks But No Leaks

Your index of all Banda Pictures

090101 Peep round at a tiny tropical rainforest island on the equator

Banda Christmas 2008

081229 Goats carcasses on the beach

Sanding Christmas

081225 Progress Is Unstoppable, And So Is Degeneration

Banda News

081208 Progress Is Unstoppable, And So Is Degeneration

The Real Caulking

081204 Running In Front Of A Machine Gun

Caulking Part II

081128 Climbing the Beach of Banda Island...With a Dhow!

Caulking Part I

081126 How To Hire A Caulker And Get Him Where You Want

Greetings Highlights

081123 Concise overview of the "Greetings" subweb

How to Operate a Sailing Dhow

081105 Previously dispersed remarks on one page and improved

Cas Sailing!

081105 60 km in 4 days...

Cas

081023 Cas climbs on Board!
Nile Source Updates 2 081016 Gale 12, a 13000 km bike ride and some tennis
Nile Source Updates 080924 What we see and what we do
Marseille 080716 Europe "Marseillais, pas Francais!"
Old Age and New Times 080710 57 in Europe Part 2, From Bad to Worse and Back Again
French Alpine Joys 080710 57 in Europe Part 1
Fear 080622 Europe: Parasailing in thermals after 4 years
Dhow for sale 080311 Chance in a lifetime!!!!!!!
Storms 080220 Some Pictures of Storms & cet.
Banda Xmas 2007 080101 King Dom and The Invasion of Sicily
Sisters, Super Models and Theft 071211 Heading for Our Second Banda Xmas
The Canoe Sails! 071121 Spreading Tanzanian sailing Hi-Tech
Big Round 070813 Photo Diary of a Sailing Dhow Trip Around Lake Victoria
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