'Peace if is possible. Truth it all coast'. Translating proverbs from Swahili into English sometimes takes long detours. Living on a coast, though, where political disagreement are rife, this carries layers of meaning. From Hurumzi in Stone Town in Zanzibar.
Walk on the wild side in Unguja
Performer during the parade openening the Sauti za Busara, the music festival in Unguja in Zanzibar in Tanzania.
PhD Student, MA in African Studies, former journalist and development worker. Home is Copenhagen. Heart tilted towards the Balkans & Africa.
'Pernille's flashes from the field is a reality check from a world of True Grit. In defiance of a misery that left us lost for development buzzwords, she brands Zanzibars and coffee tarmac upon our mind's eye with seething white-hot photoarts. Her mindboggling blogging takes us off the road for kicks to a blasting mixtape of aspiration, perspiration & rainbow elation.'
Morten Sigsgaard, friend and former co-worker on various projects in South East Europe.