A compilation of short stories written by an old African-Hand, who as an expatriate had to learn how to fend for himself and get on with the job come what may. In post-colonial Africa you could find yourself in the middle of a drama you could not have expected, nor prevented. This collection of true life stories is written with a witty and entertaining pen, taking the reader along an eventful journey to Africa and gives a good understanding of being there. It is a positive book. A tribute to Africa and its people.