Africa is a continent close to my heart. Although I’ve never lived there, both of my parents were born and raised in Zimbabwe and my ancestors are from Africa. Some of them were even part of the first white settlers on the continent. Growing up, my parents told me lots about living in Zimbabwe. The climate, […]
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So the big day is set and you’ve pencilled it into your calendar. Then there’s the hassle of who to invite, who not to invite and before you know it, you’re up to your neck in stress and it becomes quite easy to forget just why you signed up for in the first place. Castaway […]
‘What on earth is that?’ I sat up, rubbed my eyes and remembered I was in Marrakech. A long, echoing note that rose and fell like an air raid klaxon had pulled me up from the deepest dreams and my heart pounded in terror. ‘Aloooooooooooooooo…..’ It was the Adhan, the Muslim call to prayer blasting out of […]
This photo was taken when we went to Morocco a couple of years ago. Marrakech in Morocco can be quite overwhelming with its sights, sounds and colours – but we really enjoyed it – such a change from London! Read this post Dave wrote about Morocco too.
This is the best dessert ever. I’m a journalist in my day job, so trust me. But seriously, I was so amazed at how well this sticky pudding turned out I had to pinch myself between mouthfuls. Best of all I made it myself, quite an achievement for a bloke more used to burning salad […]