I’m beginning to think dickfromafrica is Ginger Baker! The resemblance is uncanny, and Ginger does live in Africa. His wife is named Marta too. I know I’ve said before that I thought he might have been Yellowman ,
Ginger Baker looks back on his musical career with Cream and Blind Faith; his introduction to Fela Kuti; his self-destructive patterns and losses of fortune; and his current life inside a fortified South African compound.