Browsing: Editor’s Corner

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Stories on the Silk Road

Alessandro Baricco’s book “Silk” is a sensitive love triangle with a repetitive structure. Herve Jancour travels to 19th century Japan to smuggle back to Europe silk…

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Karibu

Now and again we all look towards an enlightened master, guru or mentor for their opinion. As we end the year and think of new ways…

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Culture Clash

In 1946, surrounded by the Loita Hills, to the surprise even of his brothers and age mates, Karambu Ole Sendeu, went from calm to throwing a…

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Karibu. Welcome

According to happiness experts one of the ways travel makes us feel good is by giving us a sense of perspective, so we worry less about…

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Circling The Sun

Paula McClain’s new book about the British Kenyan aviator Beryl Markham Just when you thought Beryl Markham’s documentation might be laid to rest, along came internationally…

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Listening To Butterflies

Reviewed by Juliet Barnes If you judge a book by its cover – and title – Listening to Butterflies is going to be a good one:…

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Word From The Editor

This issue finds us flying north to Kenya’s stunning semi-arid country, where Shaba, Samburu and Buffalo Springs National Reserves preserve the legacy of George and Joy…