It’s a Dog’s Life, West Africa

Searching for images on my hard drive back-up, recently, I began to see a pattern – dogs feature prominently, in our various journeys and travels.           And, the dogs who have a piece of my heart – The Gang of Seven:     Lest we forget… the inimitable, Mr P (a.k.a Poet, Poe, Poetta, theContinue reading “It’s a Dog’s Life, West Africa”

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Blessed by a Marabout – spiritual healers, Koranic scholars – in West Africa

    ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – 930km African odyssey‘ 2009 When we stayed with Alkalo, Fatou Dansu (one of only 5 female chiefs, at the time, in The Gambia), in the town of Basse, we met a strange, yet intriguing, old man called Mr Bah. Outwardly, he reminded me the obsequious UriahContinue reading “Blessed by a Marabout – spiritual healers, Koranic scholars – in West Africa”

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Meeting the Gambian village chiefs – the Alkalo’s – see their portraits on exhibition for the first time in The Gambia

Something for the weekend…   If you are new to the story,  in short, in 2009, photographer, Jason Florio, myself, and three Gambian team mates, two donkeys and a cart to carry camera and camping equipment, walked around the small West African country of The Gambia – ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush –Continue reading “Meeting the Gambian village chiefs – the Alkalo’s – see their portraits on exhibition for the first time in The Gambia”

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‘Silafando – a gift to you on behalf of my journey’ – photo exhibition opens 3rd April, 2015, in The Gambia, West Africa

    One more day to go and we have almost completed the installation process of Jason Florio’s ‘Silafando‘ portraits, at Gaya Art Café, in The Gambia.     Above is the route that we took, by foot, on ‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – a 930km African odyssey‘, 2009, around the smallestContinue reading “‘Silafando – a gift to you on behalf of my journey’ – photo exhibition opens 3rd April, 2015, in The Gambia, West Africa”

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