Monthly Archives: January 2011

Food Systems – Disruption and Collapse

As the political and social situation continues to evolve in Egypt, what I find often on my mind are the food system implications.  I have seen one short CNN report that does highlight the initial challenges; principally food can’t get … Continue reading

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Yemeni Honey

A fantastic evening exploring the Deira Souq in old Riyadh yielded a purchase of yemeni honey.  I found the various honey stores along one street near the sewing machine repair stores and not too far from the Masmak Fortress.  Every … Continue reading

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Video of Guhondo – the gorilla

It has taken me some time to post, but here is a video that another member of my gorilla treking group took of the silverback’s ‘jaunt’ that passed within a couple of inches of me.  I was standing directly behind … Continue reading

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