It will also provide a refuge for any girls who are raped, because here, neither the local chief (Maasai himself) nor the police will do anything about it. It is great – a row of mabati houses, space for more, plenty of space to develop and all for 12,000 a month, which is just under £90.
Slight problem is that they have chosen to call the refuge Gates Of Zion. They are already using one house as a school for girls and anyone who wants to learn to read and write and do a bit of arithmetic.
This accumulated evidence is convincing and easily understood by a lay audience, yet the most conclusive piece of evidence has received little fanfare and actually lay in a museum vault for over 30 years before anyone noticed its significance.
June 1974, during excavations of Pompeii’s “House of the Gold Bracelet”, a selection of 180 silver and 40 gold coins were discovered with the bodies of a group of victims.
Manuscripts which in turn, may have been corrupted themselves.
Balenciaga hat den Trend als Vorlage für die F/S18-Kollektion genommen.
The original, unedited diaries are on her Facebook page.
MONDAY Zaida tells me more about the plans for the girls’ refuge – education, personal development, outreach work.
Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum you will have, no doubt, rightly been overawed by the wealth of wonders on display; pristine bronzes, dazzling frescoes, even human remains, all eerily preserved by the ashes spewed from Vesuvius on that fateful day: 24th August 79 CE.
A date we have been taught in school, read in textbooks and seen in film & television; truly “a date that will live in infamy”. Even after visiting the exhibition, many may not realise the long accepted date of the eruption is even in doubt (I saw the topic briefly mentioned a couple of times in item descriptions) let alone that there exists a key piece of evidence that puts the date to bed definitively.