Life is full of frustrations, which we try not to mention too often.
Here's wishing everybody a happy (and warm) Christmas, and when it comes, a prosperous New Year.
Our current visit to Kigali is being spent in the volunteers' quarters at the Meg Foundation school in Kinamba.
One of the reasons for spending some time in Kigali was to catch up with the project and old friends. So yesterday, we made our way across town to visit Steven in the new restaurant.
We had been in Kampala a few weeks ago and tried to book seats for moving back to Rwanda this week.
Those of you who are familiar with this blog will have picked up that the place we are staying is not exactly a humming metropolis.
Even in darkest Africa anyone with half an eye on the online newspapers can sense that Christmas is about to appear over the horizon.
Mrs R has her last English class of the term next week and then we pack our bags (again!) and head off back to Rwanda to catch up with what is happening at the project.
On Monday we paid a visit to the local bank to make arrangements for the funding of our four widows' income generation projects.
The Mbarara Road suggests a route to some Brigadoon-like place in the Western Isles.