Remembering the sweat inducing heat of the glorious South African sunshine.
Huge thanks to everyone who has followed this blog over the past twelve months, and I hope you'll keep reading into 2012. It's been a hugely exciting year, so here's a run down..
Cheetah are not doing well. Everyone knows about their fabled speed and agility, but few realise quite how fragile they are. Many of us have seen them in zoo's..
My time in South Africa is rapidly drawing to a close, tomorrow I fly home to a chilly but festive England. Here's 12 things I'll miss about the rainbow nation..
It was a Tuesday, the day after I wrote about That Monday morning feeling, and we left early to check our small mammal traps. En route we came across this male White Rhino..
As part of the work on UmPhafa Reserve we work with local schools and the community. Recently, I was able to visit the school in Colenso..
I dream of wide open spaces, the wild places. Africa, I had imagined, would have more than it's fair share of these..
A lone tree stands simply on the plains.
This photo of Verreaux's Eagle (or The Black Eagle) was taken at Raptor Ridge on the edge of the Drakensberg Mountains. Here, it swooped down..
The Acacia is perhaps one of the most iconic of African trees, standing tall and proud..
Conservation can be a tricky business. One of the best approaches is simply to leave things alone, but unfortunately in many cases, that avenue is simply no longer available..
Explore is the annual Royal Geographical Conference on expedition and fieldwork planning. To put it more accurately, it's a wonderful old building filled with a collection of ordinary individuals, who do extraordinary things..