“Don’t worry, it’s only history.”

The co-counselling workshop in the Gambia is over. Eighteen participants have made their dusty ways to their various homes. They are pleased, they want to participate further and use the tool for their activism. They kept their focus over a packed, intense programme. They were funny, lively, committed, co-operative, friendly, intelligent. ¬†Now just five of … Continue reading “Don’t worry, it’s only history.”

‘Sustaining All Life’ in the Gambia

Back in December 2015 I met S, a young Gambian activist, at a workshop in Paris art COP21. The workshop¬†was a speak-out, or Forum, run by my organisation 'Sustaining All Life'. Several young African activists from Activista spoke about the devastating effect climate change has had on their families. S told us about the effects … Continue reading ‘Sustaining All Life’ in the Gambia