Tag Archives: Africa

white men write Africa

I went through a thing of African travel narratives a few months ago and there are some great ones. You can’t go wrong if you start with Mungo Park’s Travels in the Interior of Africa.  He wanders through West Africa … Continue reading

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Hope is for the hopeless

Beargirl gave us a blast on the weekend, about all the awfulness in the world: all the horror, cruelty, and injustice. She gave us both barrels about war, famine, concentration camps, hunger, disease, and predators both human and animal. It … Continue reading

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