Archive | April, 2012

Gambian kora player Sura Susso

Sura Susso, brother of world renowned kora player Seckou Keita, is fast becoming an international name in his own right. He will be appearing at Shoreham’s Ropetackle Centre on Saturday 2nd June and is well worth checking out if you are in the area. Sura is also appearing as a special guest on Thursday 10th May […]

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A black cat and a blue flip-flop

Last December I enjoyed a wonderful morning learning how to cook a traditional Gambian meal with the charismatic Ida in her family home. By lunchtime the smells from the cooking pot were driving us all to distraction and we were eager to tuck in to the feast we had helped prepare. As we settled down on to […]

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Birds of Senegal and The Gambia – a Q&A with Nik Borrow

We chat with Nik Borrow, illustrator of a new book on the birds of The Gambia and Senegal.

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