The ticking of clocks April 24th 2006 So there we have it. Unbeknownst to some of you (though certainly beknownst to others), we have returned from our 8 month tour of duty and are now domiciled back in the UK. Just in time for both Easter and the Queen’s birthday- events which are always marked joyously in our household.
Before extrapolating on what the trip did for us, and what we gained (and perhaps lost) from it, it is import ... read more
Africa » Congo » South » Brazzaville Upon independence in 1960, the former French region of Middle Congo became the Republic of the Congo. A quarter century of experimentation with Marxism was abandoned in 1990 and a democratically elected government installed in 1992. A brief civil war... ... read more