Life is a beach…

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Hi everyone After nearly 2 weeks away, I am back in Cheltenham preparing for my next trip which is to Scotland next week. I’ve been down to the south coast of England and when I arrived, it was so cold, …

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Why it’s good to check dates in your passport.

My stomach sank. Was she serious??? ‘Can you just explain that again?’ I asked. The check-in girl smiled sweetly and probably thought that I’d never travelled in my life before. ‘When you arrived in South Africa back in September, immigration …

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My 4 Months in South Africa

So the day has arrived when I leave sunny South Africa after 4 months of enjoying family, sunshine, friends, beaches, animals and damn fine food.  Here are some highlights of my time here: Because I flew out on an emergency …

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Rhino poaching in South Africa

I was reading through the newspaper the other day and it struck me how rhino poaching is spiralling out of control in South Africa. Black Rhinos are teetering on the edge of extinction (fewer than 5000 remain in the wild) …

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Christmas in South Africa

‘I’m dreaming of a white Christmas’ or so the festive season song goes… But what happens if you’re in the southern hemisphere and the chances of you having a white Christmas are as slim as you keeping ALL of your …

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