My maternal grandmother (far left) and her sisters. My grandfather and my father (bottom left). My maternal grandmother. My maternal grandfather. My mother, aged five, with Sir Alan Cobham, the world-famous aerial pioneer. My mother, Venice, 1936. My father, Sussex, 1930s. The author winning the school race. The author (center) and Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India, 1967. Rudi Dutschke, the famous european revolutionary student, 1968. My house in the Kerkstraat, Amsterdam, 1975. Jorge Luis Borges and General Videla, 1976. The garret, Amsterdam. Ken Kesey, Amsterdam. Patti Smith, Alan Ginsburg, William Burroughs, Amsterdam. Squatters’ riot, Vondelstraat, Amsterdam. My dhow, Lamu, Kenya, 1983. Buddhist temple, Japan, 1989. Taklimakan desert, China, 1990. Langa Langa lagoon, the Solomon Islands.
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My mother, aged five, with Sir Alan Cobham, the world-famous aerial pioneer.
This is a small selection from the 90 photographs that appear in the book