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Dery hired a group of women to help harvest maize this year. Here they are in action. Unbelievable how well they can balance those bowls of maize! Daily wage for women: 2GhC or about $1.50 plus lunch. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8v9CtMyoGU
In this installment, Dery talks about some of the ups and downs on the farm this year. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8U-uX-HDpvI
The troublesome monkeys got into the maize. Here’s a quick shot showing the kind of damage that monkeys will do if you can’t scare them away. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67HtNK1-NIY
After all that talk of the pesky parrots a couple of weeks ago, here’s Dery trying to do something about it. Catapult (slingshot) in hand, we head to the field. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2clX-5whRM
This week Dery’s going to talk about what he’ll do if the farm does well this year. Set in his beautiful yam farm. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPvT89bED2w
This week Dery talks about some of the troublesome animals you’ll find in Bole district. Monkeys and parrots are some of the worst! I’ll let him explain: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCHh6xkaR24 Seriously Troublesome!
Welcome to another edition of Friday Flims. This week we’ve got Philip and Winnie, Dery’s children, planting maize just behind the compound house. These guys are the experts. Tough work if you’re not accustomed to spending most of the day … Continue reading
Welcome again to Friday Flims! This week we’ve got a short clip of lunch on the farm. Check out Dery, Emelia and I as we eat some tasty boiled yams and groundnut soup after a long morning out in the … Continue reading
Friday Flims #2 is here! And on a Wednesday! My apologies – apparently there was a small problem on the server where my blog is posted and it’s causing some issues with my pre-scheduled blog posts. So while I thought … Continue reading