Walking in #ebolafree Gambia, West Africa

  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”

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The Gambia: Government White Paper is out. Ex-Gambia President Jammeh will be prosecuted.

BBC World News – 26th May, 2022 “I believe justice will be done…it was welcoming news to hear that ex-president, Yahya Jammeh, will finally be prosecuted” Ayeshah Harun Jammeh – Gambia Victims Centre Talking to the BBC about the release of The Gambia government’s white paper. Ayeshah, one of many victims of the former 22-yearContinue reading “The Gambia: Government White Paper is out. Ex-Gambia President Jammeh will be prosecuted.”

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Opening of ‘Memory House’, The Gambia, West Africa. Honouring the victims, and survivors of the former regime.

The opening of ‘Memory House’ The Gambia, West Africa – a homage to the victims, resisters, and survivors of the former 22 year regime of Yahya Jammeh. Colour portraits by Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio. Black and white portraits by Bitzphotography

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