The Gambia: A game of two halves

“Bingo time! BIIINNNGOOOOOO!” shouted the lead entertainer as ‘Mysterious Girl’ blared out of the speakers and an order of fried chicken and chips was delivered pool side to another couple. Djembe Beach Resort was the second hotel of our week stay in The Gambia and it would be hard to find any fault with it at […]

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Surfing St Ives

I’d had my first taste of surfing in St Ives a year ago and, despite a two hour lesson, I didn’t manage to stand up once. I returned this year determined to catch a wave and and conquer the world of beginners surfing. I couldn’t have picked a nicer day with barely a cloud in […]

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