Trader Horn and Me

Reading Tramp Royal again! So here’s a re-post from 2016: I lapped up the famous Trader Horn books ‘The Ivory Coast in the Earlies’ and ‘Harold the Webbed.’ I’m still looking for their third book ‘The Waters of Africa.’ ‘Their’ being his and the special and talented lady whose sudden insight made it happen whenContinue reading “Trader Horn and Me”

Memoirs: THIS is what I’m on about

It’s sad when – too late – we regretfully say: “I wish I had asked my mother about that.” Or my father. Or my grandmother. Most parents know our children are not as fascinated by our fascinating lives as we are. Only when they have children of their own—and feel the first twinges of theirContinue reading “Memoirs: THIS is what I’m on about”