Welcome to Patricia's web site
Updates on our volunteer work in East Africa can now be found on www.tembokenya.org
Last update: June, 2010
sprinkled with reluctant time travelers, determined ghosts,
mystery and suspense.
Click here to go to my fiction books.
'Beloved Stranger' became available on
August 10, 2006 as an e book and went to print in August 2007
house in the Ontario woods, a mysterious stranger who seems eerily
Click on the cover to read the first chapter
time travel romance:
now available in electronic and print formats
For details about my new books, or new editions, go to the foot of this page to enter the website and click on the book which interests you
Patricia Crossley. Nothing may be copied from these pages without the permission of the author
ENTER Romance pages.
Click here for the news I sent home during our previous times in Africa.
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KENYA IN TURMOIL
We worked in Kakamega for three months in 2007. We left Kenya over Christmas 2007 and returned on December 31 to chaos after the elections. This picture is of a road block in Kisumu--our destination on January 1st, 2008. We had to wait 6 days in Nairobi while we decided what to do. Eventually we returned to Kakamega with an armed escort, but things remained volatile.
To read the newsletters I sent home, click here
To see pictures of Kakamega and the violence, click here.
We are hoping that tensions will not increase as Kenya faces its worst drought in ten years. Hunger is widespread and we know we will be faced with some difficult choices over the next few months.
Julius creates his wonderful designs in the area where I work in Africa. I sell his jewelry to raise funds. Here is his picture in his work hut.
If you click here, you will find an article on strange marriage customs in Kenya
And this link will take you to an article about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Warning: not for the faint at heart.