Bamako the Movie

Last night I finally had the pleasure of watching the film ‘Bamako’ by Abderrahmane Sissako. I have often been told how wonderful the film is but due to it being shot in a mixture of Bambara and French I had always neglected to watch it. The reason I feel the need to write about it.. read more →

Two Dogons, an Aussie and Habib Koite, and I forgot my camera.

One thing you should never underestimate in Mali is the opportunity to witness an amazing night of music. Luckily for a few of us from The Sleeping Camel on Friday night we were treated to a spectacular show and the only cost to us was the taxi fare there and back. A mate of the.. read more →