Jason and I have just completed our Gambia coastline walk and what a truly lovely experience it was; albeit mighty humid – an average of 90% humidity every day. ‘Mad dogs and English (wo)men…’ kept springing to mind. Even now, as I sit here typing in the relative coolness of our house, my fingersContinue reading “Walking in #ebolafree Gambia, West Africa”
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Walking boots and Birkenstocks – heading back to The Gambia, West Africa
Jason and I are preparing to head back down to The Gambia next week. After a sojourn in the UK (and a flying visit back home to NYC), our first assignment back on West African soil, for a feature article, is to walk the 80km coastline of The Gambia. So, it’s time to lace upContinue reading “Walking boots and Birkenstocks – heading back to The Gambia, West Africa”
Photo of the Day: The wonder of the woods. Image ©Jason Florio
The wonder of the woods: Walking on Chobham Common with Ted Hughes this afternoon in search of… ‘Wodwo’ What am I? Nosing here, turning leaves overFollowing a faint stain on the air to the river’s edgeI enter water. Who am I to splitThe glassy grain of water looking upward I see the bedOf the riverContinue reading “Photo of the Day: The wonder of the woods. Image ©Jason Florio”
Dexter Dog Travels: Banjul-Paris-London. Planes, trains, and automobiles.
For those of us who have never travelled internationally with our pets – in this instance, from The Gambia, West Africa – I hope the following answers a few questions and helps to alleviate some of the stress, and anxiousness, you, as we did, will no doubt feel. Make yourself a cuppa, get comfortable, andContinue reading “Dexter Dog Travels: Banjul-Paris-London. Planes, trains, and automobiles.”