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Shoreham Airshow 2007
Me looking brave before taking to the air (and the wing) of the plane. Wow, it was cold !! But the whole experience was totally exhilarating.



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Computers and the internet are amazing things. One of my concerns with putting together this site was that it could remain current, yet with all my travelling I've often much to say, but little time to say it. Years ago when reading the news it would take me days on end to reply to the kind letters people sent. Now, with the magic of the modern age, I can keep you up to date with what I'm doing and other events in my life.

Safari School - Rhino Crash!

Date: 13th June 2006

A Rhino walk was scheduled for after lunch but the wind was very changeable and we were held up for a while during which time the Rangers had to decide whether or not to go ahead. Eventually we did. I had expected to get much closer than we did but it was quite exciting. There were about seven in the Rhino Crash. Then... Read more...

Safari School - Big Cats and Mice

Date: 11th June 2006

Today, we were taken out to do some tracking with electronic equipment. On our way to the venue, we were extremely fortunate to be able to watch a Serval make a kill. Andrew told us that he was making a study of the Serval and had very rarely seen it. We observed it for a long time as it hunted in the long grass and... Read more...

Safari School - The beginning

Date: 1st June 2006

We travelled Business Class to Johannesburg, then to Port Elizabeth and from there we flew in a Piper Chieftain to the Shamwari Air Strip. As we came in to land, we saw a large table spread with white cloths and what looked like some Magnums of Champagne. They turned out to be Terracotta vases and the repast was Tea... Read more...