Blogs in January 2021

The Fortune Men 2nd January 2021

The story of a murder, a miscarriage of justice, and a man too innocent for his times . . . Mahmood Mattan is a fixture in Cardiff’s Tiger Bay, 1952, which bustles with Somali and West Indian sailors, Maltese...

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The Orchard of Lost Souls 11th September 2020

It is 1988 and Hargeisa waits. Whispers of revolution travel on the dry winds but still the dictatorship remains secure. Soon, and through the eyes of three women, we will see Somalia fall. Nine-year-old Deqo has left the vast...

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Black Mamba Boy 4th December 2016

Jama is a young Somali boy living in Aden with his mother. After her death, Jama goes in search of his father in Sudan & gets caught up in war & further travels. A very moving & enthralling account...

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