BOLD exhibition

I will be part of the BOLD exhibition. Curated by Dark Yellow Dot in partnership with Theatre Deli, BOLD is a portrait exhibition celebrating black excellence in arts in the UK. The exhibition will run during Black History Month from 7th – 30th of October and the opening reception includes live performances by artists fromContinue reading “BOLD exhibition”

My love hate response to Toni Morrison’s Love

One book each month. I wanted to read more books this year, so I set a flexible aim for myself. I started with a book from one of my favourite authors. Love by Toni Morrison. Love is difficult, you are forced to read between the lines of Morrison’s poetic prose… and then read between thoseContinue reading “My love hate response to Toni Morrison’s Love”

How I aim to have a more restful year

Last year was quite definitive for me: my first gallery exhibition, got my speciality job, built up my closest relationships, and continued to journal through it. So as the year wrapped up there was a lot of clarity as to what I wanted 2019 to be.  I want it to be a restful year, andContinue reading “How I aim to have a more restful year”

Simien Mountains

The Simien Mountains national park is home to Ethiopia’s tallest mountain (Ras Dejen -4,533m). Its dramatic peaks, sharp precipices and valleys lend it the nickname of Africa’s Grand Canyon. Dotted around this vast mountain range are pockets of stunning endemic species such as the Gelada baboon, Wahlia ibex (mountain goat) and the Simien fox. IContinue reading “Simien Mountains”

My amazing two month stay in Bahir Dar

I spent almost two months in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia towards the end of 2015 as part of my medical elective. It is a beautiful city – the capital of Amhara (one of the regions/states in Ethiopia). The source of the blue Nile; beautiful Lake Tana is the big tourist draw. The lake is inhabited by islandContinue reading “My amazing two month stay in Bahir Dar”