I’m so excited finally get to see my Shamwari Diaries project completed, and hold in my hands a beautifully printed, full colour, 360-page copy of my Shamwari travel diary from my days volunteering at the private game reserve, back when I was 18 years old.
Following the devastating bushfires in Australia, I’m raising money for Port Macquarie Koala Hospital, who have treated wild koalas who have been injured and affected by wild fires.
Today, 26th January, is Australia Day. The fire season in Australia began in late July and has to-date cost the lives of 29 people and an estimated half a billion wild animals have died in the Australian bush fires.
The number of threatened ancient woodlands tops the thousand mark. The Woodland Trust is aiming to change the fate of trees and woodland in the UK.
Arriving back home from South Africa, it felt like the most exciting adventure of my life had come to an end. Find out how the experience has shaped the decade of my life that followed.
In this week’s Shamwari series blog post, it’s time to say goodbye to South Africa and begin the long journey home. Importantly, I also learn the meaning of the word ‘Shamwari’.
In this week’s Shamwari series an angry white rhino charges our vehicle during a night drive and I spend my final day on the reserve.
Is cage diving with great white sharks ethical? Marine biologist and conservationist Hannah Rudd shares her views in this guest blog post.
In this week’s Shamwari series I head to Mossel Bay to swim with Great White Sharks.
In this week’s Shamwari series, we head to Port Elizabeth for some sand boarding, and I discover the importance of fire.