A Carnival on Legs…and all in a good cause!

Mike Snow

At first glance, the link between Derbyshire and Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, is none too apparent.  After all, they are nearly four thousand miles apart.  The foundation of a Chesterfield-inspired charity, however, has seen some local people travel halfway round the world both in support of the good work being done and to experience a profoundly-beautiful East African country.  Mike Snow, our advertising manager, is the latest one to make the pilgrimage.

LIKE a rich jewel in an Ethiope’s ear. Beauty too rich for use, for earth too dear.” So said Romeo in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. And if this country excited the bard’s interest in the 16th century, it is not surprising that the land of the Queen of Sheba and Haile Selassie has always sent a tingle up my spine…