Another Friday

This is one of those pre-weekend walkabouts. You know the moment when everything’s done that can be done, and it’s now time to get out and relax…

Another Friday

This is one of those pre-weekend walkabouts. You know the moment when everything’s done that can be done, and it’s now time to get out and relax…

Sunday Morning

An easy stroll on a lazy Sunday morning. It’s springtime, which means the sun sun is up and about long before most people have managed to climb out of bed. This leaves the city’s streets bright and empty — for people like me.

Sunday Morning

An easy stroll on a lazy Sunday morning. It’s springtime, which means the sun sun is up and about long before most people have managed to climb out of bed. This leaves the city’s streets bright and empty — for people like me.

Abuja Diary 12: The Granite Guys of Gishiri Hill – I

During last Saturday’s climb up a nearby hill we noticed groups of workers breaking stone from the hilltop and loading it into trucks. Yesterday morning I returned to the hill for a closer look.

Abuja Diary 12: The Granite Guys of Gishiri Hill – I

During last Saturday’s climb up a nearby hill we noticed groups of workers breaking stone from the hilltop and loading it into trucks. Yesterday morning I returned to the hill for a closer look.

Abuja Diary 11: Saturday Afternoon

A last minute change of plan sent us off on an afternoon trip to the city centre. However, like many non-organic cities, an actual centre is hard to find. In any case we began our trip just outside the Abuja National Mosque.

Abuja Diary 11: Saturday Afternoon

A last minute change of plan sent us off on an afternoon trip to the city centre. However, like many non-organic cities, an actual centre is hard to find. In any case we began our trip just outside the Abuja National Mosque.

Abuja Diary 10: Just Strolling

Itchy feet in the afternoon, and curiosity having a temper tantrum; we’re not very good at staying indoors. Just as we approached the point of boredom induced collapse, a bright spark of activity threw us out of the house and sent us off in a new direction. A walk down the other side of the road, a nose poke around the corner…

Abuja Diary 10: Just Strolling

Itchy feet in the afternoon, and curiosity having a temper tantrum; we’re not very good at staying indoors. Just as we approached the point of boredom induced collapse, a bright spark of activity threw us out of the house and sent us off in a new direction. A walk down the other side of the road, a nose poke around the corner…

Abuja Diary 9: The Old Parade Ground

One morning I took a ride to the Old Parade Ground with my brother in-law. He went for a box/kick-box workout; I took a look around.

Abuja Diary 9: The Old Parade Ground

One morning I took a ride to the Old Parade Ground with my brother in-law. He went for a box/kick-box workout; I took a look around.

Abuja Diary 8: Millennium Park

On this particular Sunday, we hopped into the car and drove off to Millennium Park. It’s Abuja’s primary outdoor chillout zone.

Abuja Diary 8: Millennium Park

On this particular Sunday, we hopped into the car and drove off to Millennium Park. It’s Abuja’s primary outdoor chillout zone.

Abuja Diary 7: A Taste of Gishiri

Today was a bit of a lazy day: shopping for supplies in the Cash & Carry —

Abuja Diary 7: A Taste of Gishiri

Today was a bit of a lazy day: shopping for supplies in the Cash & Carry —

Abuja Diary 6: Out and About

Another trip to another market. This time to Garki International Market.

Abuja Diary 6: Out and About

Another trip to another market. This time to Garki International Market.

Abuja Diary 5: To Market, To Market…

Images from a quick trip to Wuse Market…

Abuja Diary 5: To Market, To Market…

Images from a quick trip to Wuse Market…