I must begin by introducing Everlasting - he has agreed I can write about him, and use his picture. Which is a good thing, because he is a story in himself.
This is the M1, heading north. It used to be known as the Great North Road. It's a bit busier in the south, but the major hazards are people on bicycles and potholes.
Over 85% of Malawians live in huts like this, in the villages. This hut has a grass roof; those with a little more money have tin roofs, which last longer but are hot.
This is a typical market - heaps of vegetables on the ground (it's hard to see all the detail here, but there are heaps of cabbages under tarpaulins, on the ground. It's mostly women who sell fruit at vegetables, on the ground.
This is a roan antelope, up on the Nyika plateau. He is rather wonderful!
This is a typical dugout canoe, used for fishing.
And this is a Catholic mission house - one of the first built in Malawi. The missions have been hugely important, providing schools and hospitals, and housing the nuns (most of whom come from overseas) in buildings like this.
Next week - there'll be more!!