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The New Year, New You Sham

"New Year, New You" is one of those sayings touted around at the start of a new year and frankly is one I just don't believe in. Resolutions are not a new concept and are known as far back as 4 000 years ago in ancient Babylonian culture but…
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The African Effect

I was in the bush with one of my closest friends two weeks ago and the red-chested cuckoos were calling. These are migratory birds that arrived back in South Africa at the start of summer and their monotonous “piet-my-vrou…” call signals…

Wild Again For 19 Challenge

My brother Josh, who is also a ranger, and I are about to embark on the toughest journey of our lifetime. We are heading into the bush for 19 days on a primitive trail. No tents, no vehicle and no other human contact as we traverse a big five…
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A Mother's Day Video: Thank You To Mothers Everywhere

One of my all-time favourite sightings was watching a tiny, newborn elephant take its first steps amongst the jostling, tender excitedness of its herd. As is typical of elephants, there was great ceremony to the occasion and the herd was…
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What Is Yin Yoga And How Tracking A Leopard Proves You Need It?

There is something exhilarating about moving quickly on the fresh tracks of a leopard. You can see the paw marks clearly in the sand, the edges still sharp and clear. Your breath quickens and you feel energized. You're moving faster now, finding…
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The Deafening Clarity of Silence

A few days ago I participated in a Vipassana meditation course. One of the aspects to this ten day training is a strict adherence to silence. The silence provides an opportunity to seal ourselves away from the words, gestures and eye contact…