Tag Archives: Kenya

Letting Lucinda Loose

I always enjoy reading Lucinda Clarke, whatever she writes. She fills me with joy and I never know what she’s going to say next.. First, I’d like to say a huge thank you to Jane for her courage in letting … Continue reading

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A Colourful Presentation of Memorabilia

During my visit to Kenya earlier this year, we called in to say jambo to old friends Tim and Wendy Davis. Nothing had changed, as we drove through the gates of their Langata property, and climbed the familiar steps to … Continue reading

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The World Goes Silent

The last days of my Kenya holiday… a very special gathering of half the family at Maanzoni. It is now my favourite part of the country. Leaving the bustle and chaos of Nairobi city centre on a Friday afternoon, we … Continue reading

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The Safest Place to be in the Whole Wide World

Welcome to, Samantha Ford, “stylish globetrotter” and author of The House Called Mbabati. I’ve just “met” her, and can relate to her love of travelling and especially of Africa. Samantha has chosen to talk about settings in the form of an … Continue reading

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Introducing – Jane Bwye, author

via Introducing – Jane Bwye, author I’m Kate Braithwaite’s guest today, answering questions about why I wrote my books!  

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My Life – My Country

Look what I found lurking among my old messages recently … this BBC Sussex & Surrey radio interview with Allison Fears took place in 2014, almost exactly four years ago. It’s still relevant now, as I reveal pieces of my … Continue reading

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Don’t Leave Kenya – Let Your Parents go Back to Europe and the US!

Every time I go to Kenya I make a point of touching base at Hillcrest Secondary School. It played an important part in the life of our family for over twenty-five years. On the first day of my recent holiday, … Continue reading

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