Tag Archives: Freetown

More Things I Have Learned About Malaria and Typhoid

Bizarrely, even though the UK government website categorically states the need for a postal application to renew a British passport from Sierra Leone, the central Post Office in Freetown refused to let Sampson send mine from there saying the UK … Continue reading

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Salone: Saving the Best Till Last

The morning we left Lakka, on our walk to the beach past women sweeping their stoeps and men ruminating over their first cigarette, Ruby had been inundated with congratulations for her fire dance the night before. At breakfast she was … Continue reading

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Lekker in Lakka

With the children snoozing above us in the cab, we set off from Bureh at 4am in order to find the Guinean Embassy before rush hour paralysed the centre of Freetown. Sampson was quite nervous because everyone had been telling … Continue reading

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