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Read this book: Edith & I by Elizabeth Gowing

Edith & I is a travelogue which spans time as well as distance. In 1900, an English anthropologist named Edith Durham traversed the Accursed Mountains into Kosovo, shaded from the Balkan sun by her tam o’shanter. She was honoured for … Continue reading

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Travels in Blood and Honey

A few weeks ago I attended the launch of Elizabeth Gowing’s delightful book, Travels in Blood and Honey: Becoming a Beekeeper in Kosovo. When Elizabeth first accompanied her partner Rob to Kosovo (where he had landed a job as adviser … Continue reading

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