Tag Archives: Loreto Convent

Memories of Kenya Railways

When we first came to Kenya by boat in 1946, I suppose we must have travelled to Nairobi by train. I can’t remember, because I was only five years old. My first recollection of matters to do with railways was … Continue reading

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Life in Africa – Then and Now

It is still Black History Month, and I’ve been casting my mind back over my years in Kenya, digging out old photographs of colonial days. I know that’s not a popular word nowadays, but I couldn’t help being a “colonial.” And we … Continue reading

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The Story Behind the Story

BREATH OF AFRICA is a novel. The characters and the story are figments of my imagination. But the book draws on my experiences over fifty years of living in Kenya. The places I knew included Loreto Convent, Eldoret, taken with … Continue reading

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