Tag Archives: Africa

Can It Be True

“I’m calling myself Ruth to hide my identity. I’m 39 years old and I live in Kabubbu, Uganda and I’m from a family of nine brothers and sisters. Many years ago I lost my Mum and Dad from AIDS, it … Continue reading

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No Clapping

There was no clapping at the end of my “Afternoon with Jane” talk on Monday at St. Wilfrid’s Church, Broad Road. Was that a bad thing – or a good thing? I noticed – but didn’t mind, really. I talked … Continue reading

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Great Summer Sale of Crooked Cat Books

Have a browse here on AMAZON.  And check out my books below: Will she ever belong to the country she loves? You can find out in this award-nominated book now on special offer! Why does she need to go for a walk? For … Continue reading

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The Merry Matatu Marathon

When we rant and rave about “the Authorities”, and bemoan the plight of Africa’s wildlife, we often forget what it used to be like. Here’s a press cutting I’ve dug out from over thirty years ago, from Kenya’s now defunct Langata … Continue reading

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Now He is At Peace

  Brian Connell, a man of principle and insight with a deep love of Africa, is missed by many because of his struggles. He tried to overcome them by the cathartic writing of his legacy, the book Msomi and Me. … Continue reading

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Riding Out

I started on a donkey. At school I lived for my riding lessons, and had to write my Kenya Preliminary Exams with my left hand due to breaking my arm falling off a horse. Heaven happened when at the age … Continue reading

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A Visit with Jane Bwye

I’d forgotten all about this interview….. you may pick up one or two things about me on Lela Markham’s blog. She and I go back several years, although we’ve never actually met.  “I like to think that Africa will overcome … Continue reading

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