Getting to fly

In December 2009 I finally managed to finish my PhD. In January 2010, as a reward, I took myself to Zambia because I have always been fascinated by Dr. Livingstone. I am not a particularly brave person, I’m actually quite shy and insecure most of the times. But I do believe in forcing myself to … More Getting to fly

Conflict and Costume

Revisiting one of my favourite books this Africa Day Jim Naughten’s wonderful book Conflict and Costume: The Herero Tribe of Namibia, tells the tale of the surviving descendants of the Herero whose 1904-1908 genocide at the hands of German colonialist is considered the first of the 20th century. Each image, a portrait of Herero tribe … More Conflict and Costume