review AMADOU AFRIKAANSE NOTITIES


Lieve Joris has put on her travelling shoes. Well, it happened a few years. In June 1993 she travelled to Senegal and about a month later she returned from Senegal. She had been before in the country in West Africa, that happened six years earlier. She meets old friends and she makes new friends. Lieve … Continue reading review AMADOU AFRIKAANSE NOTITIES

review EEN KAMER IN CAIRO


It seems to be a wonderful perspective: travelling and writing about it. Lieve Joris turned it into her profession. But it was not easy to reach the place where she has arrived now. She takes us back to that one room in Cairo when she tried to study the Arabic language. She studied the language … Continue reading review EEN KAMER IN CAIRO

review MIJN AFRIKAANSE TELEFOONCEL


This book is a collection of stories by the Flemish writer Lieve Joris. Most of her time she spends on the road or in The Netherlands. Some of these stories have been published before in magazines. Lieve takes us to Mali, where she introduces us to Binda who manages a telephonebooth, who he has named … Continue reading review MIJN AFRIKAANSE TELEFOONCEL