Watching the weather in Senegal May 22nd 2012 I was asked to go to Senegal for my work, which was to find out about how weather forecasts are used by agriculturalists and local forecasters. So I boarded a plane to Lisbon, with a connection to Dakar. The flight out was fine apart from North West England’s finest flatulent Scouse Stag party on board (replacing Manchester’s trumpiest between said city and the airport on the train) and the lo ... read more
Africa » Senegal Independent from France in 1960, Senegal joined with The Gambia to form the nominal confederation of Senegambia in 1982. However, the envisaged integration of the two countries was never carried out, and the union was dissolved in 1989. Despite peace... ... read more
I live in Wharfedale now, a valley not far from the city of Leeds in Yorkshire, in the north of England.
I am currently working at the University of Leeds as Visiting Researcher, my intersts lie in the impacts of severe weather on society and resilience to climate variability... full info