This morning I was writing about Africa and wanted some background information about an advisor to Jomo Kenyatta whom I had met a couple of times when I lived in Nairobi back in the 1970s. I popped … [Read more...] about Musings on the magical rabbit warren that is Wikipedia.
We’ve just driven down through France to the lovely house in Gascony where we were marooned for 3 months last year, staying for a couple of nights on the way with friends near Poitiers. We spent an … [Read more...] about Thoughts on travelling in France, then and now
Today marks the end of the 10th week since we arrived at Le Plan in Gascony for our usual three-week summer visit. Due to circumstances outside our control we have been unable to return home and for … [Read more...] about Involuntary confinement
For the first time since the world went into lockdown five months ago we have travelled abroad! Having spent 5 months during which we hardly left Puxley, contemplating a future with seriously reduced … [Read more...] about La Gascogne
When there are so many beautiful places on earth which I have yet to visit it is hard to explain why I keep returning to East Africa, yet I do. It is of course partly the extravagant beauty of the … [Read more...] about Kenya February 2020