Desperate Measures: A Mystery by Jo Bannister. When Gabriel Ash's wife and kids were kidnapped four years ago by Somali pirates, his life spiraled out of control. He left his job working for the British government and moved to a small town where he descended into near madness. But with the help of his dog, Patience, and his friendship with young police officer Hazel Best, his focus returned.
Schools' cultural clothing Somali-born Muslim at home in hijab By JO MOIR ... Photo KEVIN STENT/Fairfax NZ DIFFERENT STROKES: Naenae College head girl, Emma Cropp, 17, wears the school’s standard uniform while her Somali-born friend Hawo Ali, 17, wears a longer skirt and hijab, in keeping with her Muslim beliefs.