Sierra Leone, Part 2 – Streets & People

April 09, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Two months in and I feel honoured to be able to visit a country like Sierra Leone. Since I last wrote about the country I have been on the streets more often and met many more people, been given the thumbs up with a cheer and been shouted at for taking photographs as I pass by. Whether it’s a cheer or a disgruntled yell there is always an underlyin...
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Sierra Leone

March 14, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
I have been in Sierra Leone for a month and a half and during my time here I have travelled across the north and west of the country and met many people from various backgrounds, both civil and military. The country itself is beautiful with mountains and palm trees in the west and flatter sparser bush land further inland. Despite its natural beaut...
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Trooping the Colour 2014

June 18, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Each year servicemen and women from the Foot Guards and Household Cavalry take part in the ceremonial custom of trooping the Colour. 2014 marks the turn of Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards who's Colour is made from crimson silk and carries 45 of the Regiment’s 77 Battle Honours ranging from 1680 to 1991. The Battle Honour of greatest importance to...
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Kabul, Afghanistan

February 02, 2014  •  1 Comment
The last six months in Helmand, Afghanistan have born witness too many sights and events. One of which was the opportunity to visit the countries capital city-a mere plane journey away. 3,500 years old Kabul is situated in the North East of the country. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the world and is home to over 3 million people. It s...
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Afghanistan

January 26, 2014  •  1 Comment
During my time in Afghanistan I have seen some amazing sights and had the opportunity to visit a variety of areas including Kabul, the country's capital city. Most of my time has been spent in and around Helmand, one of the country’s largest provinces. It is an arid region in the south of the country covering 22,619 square miles half the size of En...
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