Stories from Africa’s wild places

For ten years, I’ve helped tell the stories of Africa’s wild places. I’ve interviewed anti-poaching rangers, photographed the work of wildlife researchers, and been fortunate to explore some of the continent’s most beautiful wilderness. These are just a few of those stories.


Emmanuel de Merode Interview

Emmanuel de Merode has one of Africa’s most challenging jo...

11th April 2017
Resurrection of Gorongosa

"This is what you shall do: Love the earth and the sun and t...

1st April 2016
Vultures on downward spiral?

This is my fourth article for News24 on Africa's iconic wild...

29th March 2016
Africa’s elusive leopards disappearing

I wrote this following article for News24 on the state of le...

29th February 2016
Will trade save Africa’s rhinos?

I wrote the following article for News24 recently, about the...

19th February 2016
Lewis Mangaba – Hwange National Park

Near the end of last year, I spent some quality time with Wi...

12th February 2016
Africa’s elephants on the edge

In the build up to the international CITES meeting in Septem...

Can you place a value on African wildlife?

"In the end, our society will be defined not only by what we...

22nd January 2016
The aftermath of Cecil

The hunting of Cecil the lion on the eastern border of Hwan...

27th October 2015
Africa’s finest wilderness areas

Dave van Smeerdijk is an expert on travel to Africa’s wild...

13th August 2015
Interview with Ian McCallum

I first read Ian McCallum's book Ecological Intelligence abo...

5th August 2015
Taking the photo of Wolfberg Arch

I posted this photo a few weeks ago to my Facebook and Insta...

30th July 2015