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Ivory Coast 2nd edition out in July

29 Jan

I’ve just submitted my final changes to the 2nd edition of Ivory Coast: The Bradt Guide (out 3rd July). It includes new material on the plantation region, digital culture and recent politics plus previously unpublished photos by Alexander Sebley.

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Petition: Save Blackwell’s Bookshop, Portsmouth

2 Dec

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I am reeling from the sad news that the University of Portsmouth intends to shut down Blackwell’s, a fine bookshop whose dedicated employees promote and sell books by local writers and academics. As a senior lecturer at the university, I know how vital Blackwell’s is to our staff and students alike. It must be preserved for the good of Portsmouth’s cultural and intellectual life.

Let’s try and stop it happening by adding your name here.