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Into Africa: 3 kids, 13 crates and a husband by Ann Patras

Into Africa: 3 kids, 13 crates and a husband

by Ann Patras

When Ann and Ziggy Patras uproot from England in 1980 and head off with their three young children to live and work in deepest Africa, they have no idea what they are letting themselves in for.

Interspersed with snippets from Ann's letters home, this crazy story describes encounters ranging from lizards to lions, servants to shopping shortages, and cockroaches to curfews.

(Africa Series, Book 1)

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Ann Patras

Ann Patras

Africa, humour, family, fun.

Ann Patras was born in Burton Upon Trent, England a long time ago. Actually, that's a lie. She got that surname when she married a weirdo named Ziggy in the mid 1970's. She was quite normal until she married him, or that's what she'd have you believe. At one point she actually went to live in Canada to get away from him but he dragged her back by the hair (well, maybe a slight exaggeration) to England to marry her. Then, after the rather rapid arrival of three kids he hauled her off, kicking and screaming, to Africa! Well that's a lie too really, as she was quite...

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