Monthly Archives: September 2013

A meeting

It’s been a full week meeting people and preparing.  I was honoured to meet the Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Abuna Mathiwos.  My colleague Kumelachew and I went to the Patriarchate at8.30 am.  We approached up an … Continue reading

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Arriving

I’ve often stayed at the friendly Debre Damo hotel tucked away off  the main road.  This time I didn’t recognise where I was – a new ten storey hotel next door which has been under construction for several years is … Continue reading

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Welcome

Welcome.  I delighted that you’ve found your way to this blog. If you are an old friend,  I look forward to keeping in touch.  If you have come across this by chance, then let me introduce myself.  I’m John Binns, … Continue reading

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