Remembering the sweat inducing heat of the glorious South African sunshine.
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..
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..
Living and working at Umphafa Reserve has been a steep learning curve, and great fun. Here's a few tips I've picked up since I arrived..
UmPhafa Reserve, Kwa-Zulu Natal, is home for the next two months. I first saw a conservation project at work in the rainforests of Eastern Madagascar.