Omar’s Peace Corps Kitchen, The Gambia – feeding ‘Photos Tell Stories’ photography students

Venue sorted – the YMCA, Gambia – and now thanks for the heads-up from Peace Corps volunteer, Justin Jewett, about ‘Omar’s Peace Corp Kitchen‘, we have a cook for our Gambian students, during their Photos Tell Stories photography workshop. We’re looking forward to Omar’s chicken yassa for lunch tomorrow – we’ve heard only great thingsContinue reading “Omar’s Peace Corps Kitchen, The Gambia – feeding ‘Photos Tell Stories’ photography students”

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The location for the 1st ‘Photos Tell Stories’ photography workshop, The Gambia, West Africa

We visited the local YMCA today – which will be the location for our inaugural ‘Photos Tell Stories : teaching photography – a visual language‘ – at least for the theory part of the course; as we will also be taking our young Gambian students out and about, with their FujiFilm cameras, to photograph whatsContinue reading “The location for the 1st ‘Photos Tell Stories’ photography workshop, The Gambia, West Africa”

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Press: Slate Magazine features the River Gambia Expedition

Thanks to Slate Magazine and Alyssa Coppelman for featuring our River Gambia Expedition – which we completed in January this year. ‘Jason Florio’s travels around the Republic of the Gambia read like tales of adventure from centuries past. Florio, along with his wife, Helen Jones-Florio, had already traveled extensively in the West African country beforeContinue reading “Press: Slate Magazine features the River Gambia Expedition”

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Happy Holidays from The Florios in The Gambia, West Africa!

An oldie but goldie, taken during our ‘Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – 930km African odyssey‘ in December 2009. We met this gentleman on the road – he seemed oblivious to the fact that he was wearing a santa hat in 95 degree heat! In fact, he made us feel instantly homesick for Christmas-timeContinue reading “Happy Holidays from The Florios in The Gambia, West Africa!”

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