Pamela O’Cuneen on Suriname: The Mysterious Land of Seven Cultures for the Expat Telegraph

9780704373631‘It was a country of contradictions – imported left-hand drive cars from America were driven on the left side of the road so that no one could see who was coming. Dogs ran free in the streets, while birds were kept carefully in cages and taken for walks. Sheep grazed on city intersections, except that they looked like goats. We christened them “shoats”. And we learned to be ready with a dozen diplomatic answers when we attended social functions and were asked, Don’t you love our beautiful Suriname?’

Pamela O’Cuneen on ‘Suriname: The Mysterious Land of Seven Cultures‘ for the Expat Telegraph. Get your copy of Hummingbirds in My Hair here!