Cheetah Cubs, 3 months old
I took this picture years ago at Cheetah Outreach, Spier Wine Estate, Capetown. The one with the darker markings, looking as though he is in Feline heaven, is a King Cheetah. (There are only about 28 of them in the whole of South Africa. Their markings are caused by a Recessive gene in both parents).
Elephant Festival, Jaipur, India
The keeper invited me onto the horse. I don't ride but wasn't going to miss out on such a wonderful opportunity and it was all very sedate. Felt like a queen.
Addicted to Love
Before the thought that I'd ever enter the 'jungle' or train as a Safari Ranger I settled down and wrote my autobiography in 2003. It is now a trifle out of date and out of print although it can still be purchased on Amazon. Perhaps I should begin work on the last few years which have been action packed.
- 6 December, 2016: FIGHT FOR SIGHT - Christmas Concert - St. Stephen's Church, Walbrook
Hello, and welcome!
Welcome to my website. I like sharing my experiences/photos with others and hope you enjoy them too and will return often. I received hundreds of emails with regard to 'The Real Marigold Hotel' that I simply couldn't answer all the questions individually so have resorted to some general answers and hope this will address the issues.
24 October, 2016: TAMBY - a cat in a million
My Darling cat Tamby died a year ago today and I still miss him. He was, in the words of the Vet 'a moggie', found in a country lane when he was about 8 weeks old. I took him into my home, he integrated with the dogs - a boxer and a standard poodle - and gradually wound around my... Read more...
24 October, 2016: What a difference a day (dog) makes
Do you remember the song? Well transpose day and dog and René certainly has made a difference in all sorts of ways. I've had him just over 3 weeks and have lost 5 lbs (2 kgs) in weight with all the walking. I used to walk fairly regularly along the Beach and the Beach Walk but it got... Read more...