It’s World Rhino Day 2013 – and the Battle Continues…

When I wrote a blog about World Rhino Day last year, I had truly hoped that the world would make a stand and bring an end to the horrific poaching that continues to wipe out great numbers of this magnificent species… but the truth is, it has gotten worse. Over 680 Rhino’s have been poached…

Sir David Attenborough – Bringing the Beauty of Africa to Blighty

If you watch the BBC and are interested in travel/wildlife documentaries, you have probably been glued to the TV every Wednesday night for the past 6 weeks, watching Sir David Attenborough’s latest documentary ‘Africa’. A magnificent insight into the African continent, its people, and the wildlife that lives there, ‘Africa’ has highlighted the effects of…

Saving Rhinos One at a Time – The Story of Themba & Thandi

Few events have a real impact on your life, and for me those would include the premature death of Princess Diana, the horrific terror attack on New York on September 11th, and the South East Asian Tsunami on Boxing Day in 2004.  All of these tragic events affected me deeply, and left a small but…

The Plight of the South African Rhino

Having witnessed the beauty of Rhinos while on safari in South Africa it is hard for me to imagine how anyone could wish to endanger this magnificent species for the sake of some ridiculous myth that the Rhino horn has medicinal properties, curable benefits and indeed magical powers! However, it is only to clear that…