Julia Hailes MBE

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Walking into Slovenia (Jul11)

We walked over the mountains from Italy into Slovenia.   At the top the view was blue – we could see mountain ridges into the distance. No-one else was there.  We didn’t come across any other walkers all day.  The first person we saw was an elderly farmer scything grass in a meadow.   The other striking […]

Haller in the Horn of Africa (Jul11)

I got a very encouraging email this week.   It was from Louise Piper, director of Haller – an organisation I helped to set up nearly 10 years ago.   As follows: “In light of the extensive media coverage on the drought faced in the Horn of Africa, and some very harrowing footage of barren landscapes in Northern […]