This Blog serves as two things: a photo-diary of our lives between 2007 and mid 2011, when we saw some incredible things and met some amazing people; and a reflection of our more normal lives since then.

Friday, 23 March 2012

Ellen Johnston Sirleaf says...

Click here to see what the President of Liberia thinks about gay rights in Liberia. She has shocked the liberal world, especially those in the US. A brave woman for standing up for what she believes in. Olly

Friday, 9 March 2012

Hilarious! Charles Taylor wants his pension!

MONROVIA, Liberia, March 8 (UPI) -- An aide to former Liberian President Charles Taylor says the deposed leader, on trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity, is pursuing severance pay.

Taylor, on trial in The Hague, Netherlands, is allegedly seeking pension benefits from his years at president.

"Mr. Taylor has not received a dime from this government in terms of his pension benefits as former president," the aide told The New Dawn, Monrovia. "Taylor told me sometime last month that he was getting a lawyer to pursue it (the case)."

Read more: http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2012/03/08/Former-Liberian-dictator-wants-pension/UPI-17781331253929/#ixzz1odRMOVjn


Saturday, 3 March 2012

The real Africa

I love this. Click on Africa to enlarge.

I can smell it! Olly