Category Archives: Africa

A continent currently undergoing economic colonialism as it supports the rest of the world and its constant escalating hunger for natural resources.

Belle vue, belle vie – On yer bikes!!

History has shown us that just maybe a bicycle ride through Dallas might have been the better option on that fateful November day nearly 52 years ago this month, but alas, we cannot re-write history. What many of us hopefully … Continue reading

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Harlem, On The Streets.

As my NY visit comes to an end, my series comes to an end as well. Hope you enjoyed sharing in some of the lives on the streets in NYC, and a bit beyond. SHARE – LIKE – POST – … Continue reading

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Sierra Leone & The West – not far away, but worlds apart.

Hello everyone. In this short photo essay flit between the two worlds of the developed west, and Sierra Leone, Western Africa. Not far away from each other, but in many ways worlds apart. Enjoy – Like – Share – Post … Continue reading

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On the radio!

Living locally is something I hold dear to my heart and feel can be an answer to many energy and financial problems now facing us. Can we have a social life within walking or cycling distance of our house? Can … Continue reading

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PHOTO GALLERY

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AU # 15

Good bye Sierra Leone, My last weekend in Sierra Leone and the journey has been amazing. I am glad I was able to share it with you all. I leave being so excited to get home and see my family … Continue reading

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AU # 13

Re-use, Re-cycle, Re-think! In our throw away societies we never re-use, we just re-buy. I have just sat with my local stall holder who sells food and drinks and watched her bag up sugar in small plastic bags cutting off … Continue reading

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AU # 11

It’s a big city, but definitely not the Big Apple! Cities, no matter how unsustainable they may be over a certain population, I still love them in all shapes and forms, my favorite city aside, Freetown is just another one … Continue reading

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AU # 10

Hello Africa Updatees! I just want to say this philosophical ditty ahead was born of facing my own mortality – strangely to blame on our age of digital communication. As I have been away from my family now for over … Continue reading

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AU # 9

Get on your bikes and ride! Freddy Mercury was getting fat bottomed girls on bikes way before I was getting bikes to topless African woman. Okay I exaggerate, none of those topless women come to the workshops, they just hang … Continue reading

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