“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...”
"The first great adventure of the new millennium.” Ranulph Fiennes
Follow Alastair on the second leg of his epic journey around the world from South Africa via the whole of the Americas, then Siberia in the winter and back home to Yorkshire through China, Central Asia and Europe.
"An uplifting book about finding value in the painful experience of profound loss"
"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.
Who really looks after British interests abroad? Behind the pomp of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, another powerful force is busily but discreetly propping up the image of UK Plc.
…the last days of the Libya posting are as breathless “as scenes in the recent Oscar-winning film Argo.” The Daily Mail
"Great discussion points for primary school kids."Bookzone
"An immersive experience for any young adventurer."