review SWAHILI FOR THE BROKENHEARTED


In many different ways people cross the African continent. Since Grogan, one of the foremost Kenyan settlers, walk from Cape Town to Cairo to win the love of his life, people got on their pushbike, crept into a small plane, used a heavy 4×4 to master the continent. Peter Moore tries to forget his broken … Continue reading review SWAHILI FOR THE BROKENHEARTED

review SCRIBBLING THE CAT


This is the second book by Alexandra Fuller that I have read. Her first book was Don’t let’s go to the dogs tonight. This first book was an impressive account of her childhood in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), the sruggle for freedom en the problems she encountered at home. In her second book on her life … Continue reading review SCRIBBLING THE CAT

review THE AFRICA HOUSE


Welke bijzonder mensen heeft het eerste deel van het koloniale tijdperk opgeleverd? Ewart Grogan was er één van. Stewart Gore-Browne was er ook zo één. De journaliste Christina Lamb heeft onderzoek gedaan naar het leven van deze Engelsman, die vele jaren van zijn leven doorbracht in Noord Rhodesië (het huidige Zambia). De eerste kennismaking van … Continue reading review THE AFRICA HOUSE