CHRISTINA DODWELL

 

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Born in Nigeria Christina became known as an explorer after her 3-year journey in Africa 1975 - 1978. This was followed by 2 years visiting remote tribes in Papua New Guinea and many other journeys spanning 20 years. She was awarded the Mungo Park Medal by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society in 1989.

Christina has written 9 books which have been translated into 5 languages. She has made 3 television films and over 40 radio documentary programmes for BBC Radio 4 - several have received distinguished merit awards. For 10 years she has worked for the Consulate of Madagascar in London and 6 years ago she founded The Dodwell Trust, a charity dedicated to the Third World.

At long last in 1991 she found time to marry and now lives in a farm in Monmouthshire surrounded by horses and highland cattle. However, much of her life is still spent in Africa and she has recently recorded a new programme for BBC Radio 4 on indigenous culture in Ethiopia.

 

  

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