Blog: South Africa

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.


29th March 2016 Vultures on downward spiral?

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

19th February 2016 Will trade save Africa’s rhinos?

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

12th February 2016 Africa’s elephants on the edge

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

5th August 2015 Interview with Ian McCallum

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

30th July 2015 Taking the photo of Wolfberg Arch

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

30th June 2015 The definitive interview with wildlife photographer Greg du Toit

Greg du Toit is probably Africa’s best-known wildlife pho...

3rd June 2015 Craig Foster’s love affair with the cold waters of the Cape

A few years ago I watched The Great Dance, a film documentar...

18th May 2015 Flying over Lake St Lucia with ZAPWing

I had the fantastic opportunity recently to fly over Lake St...

1st May 2015 Northern Drakensberg six-day hiking adventure

"Quathlamba! A mass of spears. Named thus by Zulu warriors b...

15th April 2015 Gaboon adder and other snakes of iSimangaliso World Heritage Site

The World Heritage Site of iSimangaliso Wetland Park is, by ...

14th April 2012 Getaway Magazine – April 2012 – Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park – South Africa

My sixth feature for Getaway Magazine's April 2012 edition, ...

9th February 2012 Cape Times Newspaper – February 2012 – Garden Route National Park – South Africa

My seventh column for the Cape Times newspaper, published in...