If you work in Luso-Africa (Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde), as I did for a short time in 1994, you must speak Portuguese. ¬†Even though the unofficial ‘official’ language of international development is English, in Angola the language of business is Portuguese. Without the ability to communicate in that language you’d be wasting your time. And […]


Another photographer whom I admire immensely is Josef Koudelka who is a Czech photographer who shot to fame in 1968 when he returned from a long spell in the field photographing gypsies (Roma) to find the Soviet Union invading the country. His photographs of the entry of the Soviet troops, tanks and all, into Prague […]