I have tremendous respect and gratitude for Ayaan for what she has done and is doing, in the face of continuing threats on her life, for generously sharing her story with me, and with people around the world.
Archives for March 2012
It’s that time of the year again – lambs gambolling in the fields but this year between my cataracts and wonky wrist I am just not prepared. In addition, they are a week earlier than usual. This is how it came about. Last year when I put the cat among the pigeons (i.e. the rams […]
Although many people choose to spend their holidays in Cape Verde for the sandy beaches and crystal-clear seas, there’s another reason these islands in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean are well-loved by visitors from around the world. It is the home of Cesária Évora, better known as the “barefoot diva”.
Despite the constant use of the words “social media” in every second conversation these days, a very large proportion of people have not yet taken the plunge. I don’t blame them, frankly, because even just the term “social media” is starting to grate on me too and I’m a big fan! But if you think […]