Stephen Davies

Children's author writing picture books, chapter books and YA novels. Lived in West Africa for thirteen years amongst Fulani cattle herders. Now shivering back home in London. Up until now all my books have been set in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, on the edge of the Sahara Desert.

Tag: SAHEL design

The best weaver in Soum province, Burkina Faso

by Stephen Davies

My wife Charlie has been working with Ussman for a couple years now. He’s the best weaver in the province of Soum, producing fine cushion covers and blankets on a loom made of twigs and twine. Now, thanks to his involvement with Charlie and SAHEL Design, Ussman is building a teaching centre to pass on […]

Published: November 13, 2012 | Filed Under: random | Tags: : : : :

Tangerine bags and free premium wordpress themes

by Stephen Davies

Spring is here and tangerine is the hottest accessory colour out there. Or so Charlie Davies reckons in her infectiously enthusiastic post about SAHEL design’s new range of tangerine bags. Profits go towards the installation of a much-needed water pump in the leatherworkers’ village. Also worth clicking this morning is an amazing wordpress giveaway from […]

Published: April 17, 2012 | Filed Under: Wordpress | Tags: : : : : :