It’s a tempting thought – to rush to the beach and to dip my toes into that postcard turquoise blue water, to soak up the sunshine and live on a diet of coconuts, crayfish and sweet Malagasy rum. But it’s not going to happen. For one, Madagascar is […]
I haven’t explored Lesotho much, but my recent epic (and quite unexpected) opportunity to explore the Sehlabathebe region on horseback has given me a unique glimpse of life in Lesotho. To start with, I felt a bit like that chap on the comical travel documentary, ‘Idiot abroad,’ when I […]
Photographs taken in central Mozambique by Lianne Ashton
“My favourite thing to do over the weekend is to just be at home. To sit and relax and watch some TV. I also like to visit my brothers and sisters. Sometimes my grand daughter comes home for the weekend. She’s studying at college right now. She wants […]
I found an illegal Fishing Gang on the estate today!
I have 2 weeks left of living in Malawi. These next few posts will be about the little inconspicuous moments and scenes I have come to know and love.
Ever since we passed them on the road – wild, unpredictable and masked, I wanted to know more about the Gule Wamkulu and it’s secret society. Of all places to learn about it, it was the beautiful Mua Mission that shed light on this sacred ceremony…
On a scorching hot day in Nchalo, 2 men arrived for work. They’d be sawing up an old log in my garden. They came with a small bag of tools and one long saw that wobbled with the hot wind.
Learn how the Malawians saw a log…