A Snake in the Garden

Then, out of the corner of her eye she spotted a frisbee.  Gingerly, she walked over to the Frisbee, all the time keeping her eye on the bush.  She picked it up carefully and walked nervously back to the reassuring presence of Anil.  Next, with more confidence she aimed the Frisbee at the bush.  The … More A Snake in the Garden


An African Journey

In June 1938, my great-aunt Katharine set off from Dorset in the south-west of England to the boat train at Tilbury on the Thames, from where she sailed to Tangiers. A month later she was in Nairobi, staying with her brother Cenydd and his wife Alison, my grandparents. They had settled in Kenya twenty years before, in a … More An African Journey