Monthly Archives: August 2014

Spitfire and Samphire

The celebrations continued for a couple of weeks. In my home town of Leamington Spa, the children made up for the last soggy month of convalescence in Côte d’Ivoire: balmy days spent meeting cousins for the first time, having picnics … Continue reading

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Dolly’s Adventures in Wonderland

The rain was slashing down when we finally arrived in Monrovia on Thursday 17th July, a week after setting off from San Pédro. The journey was 1111 km but felt twice as long because of the grim section in the … Continue reading

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Bietjie Bietjie Maak Baie

LIBERIA: free at last! Truly that’s what it felt like to finally get out of Côte d’Ivoire. I have nothing against the place – its people were very kind to us and the coast was beautiful – but the unscheduled … Continue reading

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