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‘The Sheepfold & the Common’ – & Other Colonial Ventures

In 1861 Timothy East published a book with the above title, from which I excerpt the following picture and accompanying text.  Think about the meanings lying behind the benevolent Christian actions that he describes – .a holiday evening replete with … Continue reading

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‘Cross-Species’ Animal Friendships in Africa

A couple of additions, at the bottom of the blog, thanks to National Geographic. While ‘cross-species’ animal friendships are not usual, here are a few, mainly here in Africa, that are pretty unique: Goats are very friendly animals, whom I … Continue reading

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