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Erratic Posts, Jurassic Coast

I used to take pride in writing enough every weekend to load up the blog for an every-other-day, always-the-same-time post.  With traveling, vertigo, moving, and sleepless nights due to restless legs, I’ve become untethered from that discipline. 664 more words


'A Heart For Your Sleeve'

I was first introduced to RESULTS UK during a lovely picnic with the London Group, which then held a craftivism workshop in Hyde Park.

The idea of craftivism (activism through craft making) is to create a small art piece carrying a simple yet strong message. 247 more words


Stepney Green Malnutrition Blog

Every 30 seconds, somewhere in the world, a child dies of acute malnutrition.

This is a shocking statistic. We are all vaguely aware of the problem of malnutrition, but facts like this remind us of how widespread, and deadly, the issue is. 550 more words


Two years in Morocco

It’s difficult to put down in words all that I want to say about my time in Morocco as I have met so many people and learnt so much that it’s hard to truly sum up all that I’ve experienced in just a few short sentences.  902 more words

International Development

Rolling Along

The days rolled along.  Lynn and I visited scenic places in the morning, worked in the afternoon, and watched movies or TV at night.  We went to Padstow, which has become a tourist draw due to the presence of celebrity chef Rick Stein.  665 more words


New Book chapter on Climate Change Adaptation in Rwanda’s Agricultural Sector

The African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), Nairobi, recently published a book on Climate and Environmental Justice in Africa, edited by Cosmas Ochieng (Executive Director of ACTS), Winnie Khaemba, Ruchathi Mwaniki, and Stephen Kimotho. 346 more words

Book chapter on biofortification for nutrition in Tanzania

As mentioned in a post from last year, I co-authored a chapter with Sheila Rao on orange flesh sweet potato (OFSP) in Tanzania. This has now been published in a book edited by… 271 more words