Tag Archives: Ghana

February 12

Pigeon English – Stephen Kelman and the death of children by bullying. (Book Review)

Stephen Kelman’s book Pigeon English is one of those rags to riches fairy stories that new writers dream about. Found in a slush pile, Pigeon English was declared to be so good it resulted in a bidding war that saw Kelman awarded a “six-figure sum” for the publishing rights. Once published, it was short listed for the 2011 Man […]

The Revolution will not be Televised – My Experience in Ellen Johnsons-Sirleaf’s Africa.

The revolution will not be televised. Today, President Johnson-Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize “for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.” I used to work for The Hunger Project. I was head of fundraising in Sydney and I […]