Barn Owl Luck

In tales of old superstition it is said that when a birds dropping lands on your head, luck is on its way to you. This is something my friend Nina and I can confirm on our Kruger mission one January in the park. The wonderful thing about Kruger is if you spend enough time in…

It’s not over-till it’s over.

One of the many wonders of nature is it’s ability to amaze and inspire us in even the strangest of places in the wilderness. This nerve wracking morning game drive with my father was mother nature’s lesson that anything is possible. Having a glimmer of hope in even the darkest of doubt could change the…

A Leopard on my Patio

Life in the Sabi Sands has its challenges. Everyone who calls this wild pace home has their fair share of stories. Some of these involve creatures like scorpions in their bed sheets or a slithering snake turning up in a frightful place, a bit too close for comfort. This however was one encounter close to…

65 Minutes Of Magic

Many people who have been lucky enough to experience the natural beauty and excitement of game drives in the Kruger National Park, will understand that most of its wonder and glory comes from being at the right place-at the right time. This would be the case for my friend Robyn and I on that fateful…

The Elusive White Lion

A white lion is something of a genetic enigma in the wild. Not an albino, as they have blue eyes and dark lips and nose but they do have an absence of dark pigment or melanin in their skin and fur. Cubs born with this rare condition are often unlikely to survive in nature. Their…

Wild Perspectives

Instagram @Leopardtracks Hyena cub on the H9 tar road to Phalaborwa Gate Kruger National Park 2022. “Only in my pain, did I find my will. Only in my chaos, did I learn to be still.” Beautiful tree near Lower Sabie in the Kruger National Park- 2019     “Be brave enough to find the life you want…