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Heat

In the mid 1970s, I spent a year working as a lecturer at the Federal Advanced Teachers’ College in Okene, Nigeria. I say “working”, but in fact the College had not actually been built due to a significant dispute about … Continue reading

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The Yellow Typewriter

Where are the lost things of our lives? I ask because I remembered┬árecently that somewhere in central Nigeria lie the remains of a yellow and black portable typewriter that once belonged to me. I remember that typewriter well. It had … Continue reading

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Nigeria by Train

Yesterday was almost spring-like. We walked along the Deeside Way in Slewdrum Forest. This forest is managed by the Birse Community Trust, a local charity, and is situated on the south side of the River Dee. There are some beautiful … Continue reading

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