“Over the next ten years he would be harassed, tortured, charged with treason and labelled a traitor,
but he would also come to be globally regarded as a
courageous and indefatigable symbol of resistance in
the face of brutal repression...”
"To read it is to be transported to Kabul and to share the dreams of the Afghans.”
Dr Rehan ul-Haq, University of Birmingham
A unique, true story of the chaos that followed the overthrow
of the Taliban, and how one radio station helped to bring
freedom of speech to a country ravaged by war
"The first great adventure of the
Follow Alastair on the first leg of his epic journey around the world, starting in Yorkshire, then going down through Europe and travelling t
he whole length of Africa, including Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya.
"The achievement of these women should not be underestimated."
David Hempleman-Adams, OBE
"A new life in West Africa"
Khady pulled out a breast and with a deadly aim fired milk at the chameleon. “If I don’t offer it milk, our son will grow up to look like a lizard.” Clearly I had a lot to learn about life in Africa.
Thunder & Sunshine (which I think's prob my best book) has a punchy new cover and 8 pages of colour photos. Please buy it! Or buy it for a friend! I'd be very grateful. Thanks Dan Armstrong for the great design.