I just got a message from old friend Dirk who's in Zambia, working for the VSO
as a Maths teacher in a teacher's College.
is a volunteer service that sends people instead of money out to developing countries.)
Dirk has a website (Dutch only I'm afraid) where he tells about his experiences. If you can read Dutch I suggest you give it a visit: Dirk Koolmees
Dirk, if you're reading this: I'll get some airmail stationary and write you a good long letter.
By the way, for those who can't read Dutch, fear not!: here's a piece Dirk and I wrote in a hungover state of mind long ago when we were students and living in the same house: Temporarily moodshifts