Published articles

Discovering Maria nugent: a case for a religious morality amongst enslaved people in early nineteenth-century jamaicaMy latest blog post on the travel writer Maria Nugent, was written for the Centre for Integrated Caribbean Research. Writings from the Sand Volume 2: the collected works of Isabelle Eberhardt, edited by Marie-Odile Delacour and Jean-Rene HuleuBook review of … Continue reading Published articles

About Talks

I currently give talks across London on nineteenth-century women travel writers' views on slavery; in addition on prominent black female travellers and writers of the same period like Mary Prince and Nancy Prince who went to Britain and Russia respectively. I am developing talks on the following questions: How glaucoma affects the African Caribbean community? … Continue reading About Talks

Amelia Murray an inspiration for the older female traveller

The Honourable Amelia Murray, the subject of my talk  on Monday night at Paddington  library, reminded me of something important - when is it too late to go travelling? Murray travelled at age 59, as my research has shown travelling over 40 was unusual for women. Travelling alone, as she did, was even rarer. So I am reminded … Continue reading Amelia Murray an inspiration for the older female traveller