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“God Makes Friends”

Did I mention the Sahara was a bit windy? The constant howling gale might be great for drying washing, but it made it impossible to wash washing – for the first time we had to do it indoors, in our … Continue reading

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Mauritania Curveballs

The edge of the Sahara in midsummer feels a bit like Jo’burg in midwinter: it’s really dry, cold at night and you start the day by piling on layers which you then have to strip off in the hot mid-afternoon. … Continue reading

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