a funeral procession in Bakhtiari country
Coming up...
 
April 2nd 2017: Oxford Literature Festival
This year's Oxford festival includes Hilary Mantel, Alexander McCall Smith and Lionel Shriver, amongst many others. You can find out more about my talk here.
August 11th-13th 2017: Adventure Travel Film Festival
I'm looking forward to attending this event for the first time, to talk about my adventures in the Sahara and show some clips and pictures from my journey. Find out more about the ATFF here.
 
 
 
Recent Events:
 
January 21st 2017  Adventure Travel Show, Olympia
I'll be talking in the 'Discover Africa' theatre about saddle sores, sand flies and what travelling in the Sahara is really like. Find out more or book tickets here.
 
February 2nd 2017 Stanfords Travel Writers Festival 
I'll be talking about The Timbuktu School for Nomads and my adventures in the Sahara.
 
December 8th Waterstones, King's Road, London (6-8pm)
I'll be signing copies in the Waterstone's Christmas event. Come along if you'd like a signed copy, or a chance to peek inside a Tuareg saddle-bag!
 
October 27th Talk at Waterstone's, Clapham Junction (starts at 7pm)
I'll be bringing props along to this talk, including musical instruments, a Tuareg saddle-bag and Fulani hats, and talking about my experiences amongst North Africa's nomads. 
 
October 19th Talk at One Tree Books, Petersfield
I'll be doing a multi-media, interactive talk at this much-loved Hampshire bookshop, talking about the nitty-gritty of travelling amongst nomads.