Mondays are market day in the nearest town which is a 30 minute drive away. We had asked if we could join the vehicles going to get provisions, so we spent an hour wandering round. This is definitely not a tourist place! I took the photo of the car as it amused me to … More The local town and women’s project.
I still have absolutely zero interest in photographing birds when I’m at home, but in Africa they are often brightly coloured, pretty, or very very big! And one of my favourites – the lilac breasted roller. Whilst in Kenya I saw more Eagles in two weeks than I have in the … More Birds of Kenya
Just before dusk one evening we were lucky enough to spot a cheetah mother and her two cubs who were exceptionally cute. In any gallery, click on the thumbnails to see each image at full size. Elephant babies are great fun to watch. They don’t know how to control the muscles in their trunks … More Babies
One day we saw a newborn Grant’s gazelle. Its mother ran off as soon as we started approaching, and the newborn’s instincts kicked it and it dropped to the ground, camouflaging itself and looking like a stone from the distance. The mother seemed unperturbed and was grazing quite a distance away – probably to deflect attention … More The food chain
All except two of my trips to the continent of Africa have been with African Impact. Going with an organisation like them is an excellent way of taking part in wildlife conservation and being able to photograph completely different animals, landscapes and people to when I’m back home. It’s also a fantastic way to meet other … More African Impact Mara Project
Weekends are free time, so on the first Saturday, five of us made a trip to the Masai Mara reserve itself, which adjoins our conservancy, but is about an hour’s drive away. We were up at 5.30 and had the most fantastic start to the day – 30- 50 meters away was a small herd … More A day in the Masai Mara
Kenya – the land that first sparked my interest in Africa and lodged itself deep inside me for nearly 40 years until I had the opportunity to come here. Those of you who have read the ‘about me’ section on this blog will know that it was the film ‘Born Free’ that did it, and … More Kenya – at last