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Missionary Zeal

March 31, 2013


Thought breaks the heart – Cameroonian proverb I loved Mongo Beti’s Mission Terminée (Mission to Kala) and not just because it feels like a palate cleansing sorbet after so many heavy courses, but because the writing is smart, the pace a comfortable fast-trot, and the satire as sharp as a fugu hiki.  The title itself […]


March 20, 2013


And so to C… There’s a nice spread across the continents, a few places I’ve visited, and some I’d have trouble putting on the map with any accuracy. But first, a little backward glance…the sharp-eyed among you will have noticed that I missed Brunei. This is because, having not been able to make a decision […]