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The wrong kind of Islam

Timbuktu has a special place in the hearts of many travellers and historians alike. Evocative of deserts, massive adobe walls, and Tuareg camel trains the name is instilled into our psyche from childhood – “Head to Timbuktu, travel, see the … Continue reading

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The heat is on!

Sitting in a brand new residential building, with the weather a nice 28 degrees C outside, sweating. The windows open to let in a breeze, all the curtains closed to minimise heat gain from the sun, the door to the … Continue reading

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