review A GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA


They huddle together somewhere on a shelf in one of our rooms. A Field Guide to the Mammals of Africa. A Field Guide to the Birds of West Africa. A Field Guide to the Birds of East Africa. And now there is another Guide to the Birds of East Africa. All about birds, strange birds … Continue reading review A GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA

review RUIMTE EN ZONLICHT


In one part of The Netherlands the name ‘De Beaufort’ is a familiar name. A large extended family carries this name, the family has roots in France, as the name suggests. Streets have been named after members of this family, for they were mayor of a village of a town, they were important and influential … Continue reading review RUIMTE EN ZONLICHT

an interview with uche umez


The Nigerian writer Uche Umez is in his own paradise in a small Italian residence where he has the opportunity to write. Without any burden put on him by his hosts. It is a safe haven for artists with words or paint or melodies.  He talks about the current situation in his Nigeria. Is Nigeria … Continue reading an interview with uche umez

review OVER DE KILIMANJARO


The Kilimanjaro does haver a global appeal. It is the highest mountain, snowcapped. Some kilometers to the north the second highest mountain in Africa resides, it is Mount Kenya. When the first travellers from Europe in the 19th century wrote about snow in Africa they did not meet with much enthousiasm. Snow, just south of … Continue reading review OVER DE KILIMANJARO

review ANDER AFRIKA


The combination Cairo and Cape Town has a strong appeal. In the first month of 1995 a large team of a Dutch Broadcasting Corporation left for the important journey from Cairo to Cape Town. On board during the long journey were several well known broadcasters who made regular broadcasts. The team visited several aid projects. … Continue reading review ANDER AFRIKA

review RULES OF THE WILD


Francesca lives in Italy and Kenya. In this book she tries to paint a picture of the white tribe in kenya, that is the white world of the white Kenyans and their groupies. She describes the group as a group of baboons, with their own laws, their own shops, their own habits, their own views … Continue reading review RULES OF THE WILD