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Jack Lillingston

Updated: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:20 am

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Sailing the world means Meeting new people Visiting new lands Learning new things Repairing all sorts Long flights home to visit friends and family Making do New adventures Scary moments Maintenance counts We do all these things and I have chosen to write and sing about these and other things...


Uganda With its deep red soil High high up on the equator A great green spectacular land The Nile rapids plummet north 40 million farmers living life Blue skies, rainy seasons Lions, giraffes complete Safari’s Crazy Kampala where live is slowly fast Country roads where more people walk Where Boda’s rule, trucks puff and smoke Mburo with Lodges on land islands Murchison with parks and falls Queen Elizabeth has it all Snowy mountains of the moon Nile perch flap to your plate Charcoal food and exhaust mix Elegant ladies in Sunday best Smouldering brick kilns Yellow water jerries balanced on heads and bikes Neat sugar and tea fields stretch out Everyone grows Pineapples and Bananas Watch out “A goat and kid” Gorillas in the misty mountains A climate thats right for anyone This is the Jewel of Africa’s

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