Category Archives: Africa

The first night in the desert

In April 2012 together with 48 colleagues, I walked 101km through the Moroccan Sahara.  It took us five days to walk through the land of the Ait Atta tribe who spend their summers in the Atlas mountains and their winters

The first night in the desert

In April 2012 together with 48 colleagues, I walked 101km through the Moroccan Sahara.  It took us five days to walk through the land of the Ait Atta tribe who spend their summers in the Atlas mountains and their winters

Cloudy Panorama Drive – 2011

On my second day in Mpumulanga, I decided to have a bit of a lie-in and take the Panorama Drive.  It was a little unfortunate, as the weather chose to hide a number of the panoramas.  It had rained over

Cloudy Panorama Drive – 2011

On my second day in Mpumulanga, I decided to have a bit of a lie-in and take the Panorama Drive.  It was a little unfortunate, as the weather chose to hide a number of the panoramas.  It had rained over

Sabi Sand Wildtuin – 2011

I arrived at Hippo Hollow too early to check into my room, so spent some time wandering around the estate and trying to book myself a game drive.  Travelling by myself, I needed a group to be already going and

Sabi Sand Wildtuin – 2011

I arrived at Hippo Hollow too early to check into my room, so spent some time wandering around the estate and trying to book myself a game drive.  Travelling by myself, I needed a group to be already going and

Capetown – 2006

Before I left the UK to go to South Africa, anyone and everyone told me I just HAD to go to Cape Town and the surrounding area.  As you will have gathered so far, I didn’t quite make it during

Capetown – 2006

Before I left the UK to go to South Africa, anyone and everyone told me I just HAD to go to Cape Town and the surrounding area.  As you will have gathered so far, I didn’t quite make it during

Rustenburg – 2006

At the beginning of October, my father came to South Africa.  He is an oil, gas and coal engineer and had some meetings in Sasolburg, preceded by a conference in Jo’burg and he stayed on for the week-end.  He came

Rustenburg – 2006

At the beginning of October, my father came to South Africa.  He is an oil, gas and coal engineer and had some meetings in Sasolburg, preceded by a conference in Jo’burg and he stayed on for the week-end.  He came

African Spring – October 2006

Many of us have a concept in our heads of Africa being large expanse of brown dust with a strip of green rainforest across the middle equatorial region.  My experiences so far, felt like I was in this large expanse

African Spring – October 2006

Many of us have a concept in our heads of Africa being large expanse of brown dust with a strip of green rainforest across the middle equatorial region.  My experiences so far, felt like I was in this large expanse

Magaliesburg – 2006

Monday 28th August was a bank holiday in the UK and in true offshoring tradition, having worked on Freedom Day (celebrating the first full election), Youth Day (commemorating the children’s uprising in Soweto which I’ve already told you about) and

Magaliesburg – 2006

Monday 28th August was a bank holiday in the UK and in true offshoring tradition, having worked on Freedom Day (celebrating the first full election), Youth Day (commemorating the children’s uprising in Soweto which I’ve already told you about) and