Baobab smoothie recipe

Baobab smoothie recipe

While on my travels in The Gambia and Senegal I’ve often heard from the locals of the many uses and benefits of the fruit of the baobab tree, a vitamin, fibre, and antioxidant-rich superfood. Here’s my recipe for a delicious and nutritious baobab smoothie....
A child’s life in Senegal

A child’s life in Senegal

The dust, the smiles and the rhythm of the drums, West Africa, can really get under your skin; I lost count of the number of times I’ve visited this corner of the globe a long time ago. As I set out on a journey of a different kind, namely sponsoring a...
Home | A portrait of West Africa

Home | A portrait of West Africa

Home. A place to feel safe. A place to feel loved. A place to be ourselves. Would you agree that such a home is something we are all entitled to? A basic human right. While there might be a myriad of reasons why someone may not feel safe, loved or able to be...
Echoes from the past on Gorée Island

Echoes from the past on Gorée Island

The boat leaves Dakar in Senegal and it isn’t long before, Gorée Island comes into view. Pastel coloured European-style buildings, palm trees, blue skies and blue seas. The scene is like no other I have seen in West Africa.   The tiny island of...
A slice of lemon with your barnacles, madame?

A slice of lemon with your barnacles, madame?

If I spot something unusual on the menu chances are I’ll opt for that. Discovering weird food around the world is part of the fun of travelling. I’ve crunched my way through scorpions, nibbled locusts and enjoyed ostrich steak. But every now and again, I...
Visiting Bandia Wildlife Reserve, Senegal

Visiting Bandia Wildlife Reserve, Senegal

For as long as I can remember I have had a keen interest in animals, both wild and domestic, in fact, although I now work as a graphic designer and photographer my main subject at University in Bristol was Zoology and one of the first jobs I’d ever had was in a...

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