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Fez, brass knick-knacks and camel heads

January 13, 2015

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So many friends had said to me how much fun I would have in Fez that I was psyched to get there and explore. It is a booming tourist destination with its ancient medina bursting with textiles, tanneries, pottery, camel meat with a head signposting the butchers and brass knick-knacks. It is the new Marrakech […]

Back to Uganda

January 25, 2012

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It’s official, in six weeks time I’ll be back in the Ugandan jungle.┬áThis morning I got an approval email for one of three research permits I’ve applied for. Woo-hoo the countdown has begun. It’s been almost two years since my first taster of fieldwork and this time I’m prepared, focussed and raring to go. I […]

Tourists in Morocco pose a threat to an endangered species of monkey

June 28, 2011

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Can you believe it’s almost July? Where on earth has the last six months gone? Soon schools will be breaking up and families will be descending on the airports in their droves for their summer getaway. While every government welcomes tourism and the money it can generate for the country; especially in these difficult economic […]

Brass Monkey

January 18, 2011

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If I had my way I’d be travelling right now. Not on holiday, or to visit people, but like a Nomad around Africa, Asia and the Americas filming monkeys and apes till the cows come home. Sadly lack of funds and not a cow in sight means I have to make do with what’s practical […]