7 Links: My Starry-Eyed Travels so far

It’s taken me a while to get round to writing my own 7 Links list, but after being nominated by MalloryOnTravel and stirred into action by the fabulous lists appearing on travel blogs everywhere, here it is. It’s a great idea dreamed up by Tripbase, one...

Starry-Eyed Africa Roundup

So, the two-week Africa theme is over, and what a fabulous two weeks it has been. It sounds stupid, but even though part of the point of it was to show that this amazing and complex continent cannot be defined or described in simple terms, I thought that I might be...

Starry-eyed in Africa

The final guest post of the Africa fortnight comes from Joanne Haws of Classic Retreats. Prepare to become starry-eyed… The phone rings… slightly disorientated, you lean over and reach for the receiver. ‘Hello?’  – “Good morning this is your...

News: A Small Act

Creating lasting change in Africa One small act can change the world. I can hear the rumbling of cynicism already, but allow me to explain. On the 15th April 2011, the film A Small Act by Jennifer Arnold was released in the UK and I went along to see it. What unfolded...

A Journey beneath an African Sun

Today’s guest blogger Jo Woods reflects on her first-hand experiences of Mozambique and her own Starry-Eyed Moment in Africa. I remember it was a melodic racket which first woke me: the squawk of the chicken that had slept among us, the slowing chug-chug of the...
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