Tag Archives: Africa

Female Genital Mutilation: anything to keep a man

On a visit to Djibouti (Horn of Africa) in 1965, I came upon a report on female genital mutilation prepared by a French doctor attached to the Foreign Legion. It described the hideous practices perpetrated on young Somali girls by their female … Continue reading

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WEEKEND OF ADVENTURE

  The Adventure Travel Exhibition held in London attracted just as many middle-aged people as it did young ones. Good on you! What are you up for: rock climbing, scuba-diving, sea kayaking, desert tours, ballooning, white water rafting, mountain treks, … Continue reading

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