Mindelo Urban Photography

Cape Verde (or Cabo Verde) is an archipelago a few hundred miles off the West African coast. Many people visit to enjoy its spectacular beaches, especially on the islands of Boa Vista, where the sand dunes stretch for miles and miles, and Sal, famed for its...

A slice of lemon with your barnacles madame?

If I spot something unusual on the menu chances are I'll opt for that. I've crunched my way through scorpions, nibbled locusts and enjoyed ostrich steak. While on a photographic assignment for The Cape Verde Experience  I came across two local delicacies new to...

An introduction to the islands of Cape Verde

I ran down the vast expense of sand to the clear, cool water and with my feet in the shallows marvelled at the view. My first impressions of the never-ending dunes of Boa Vista, lapped by the bluest of seas, will stay with me forever.  Some 400 miles west of...

Carmen Souza

This is an article I wrote for Loud News, March 2008, about Carmen Souza playing for Nyodema (a community group promoting world music). Nyodema’s next music event brings acclaimed Cape Verdean artist to Bognor Regis on the south coast of England.With one foot in...

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