Part 1 I’ve been dying to tackle Brexit and British politics ever since the process to hold a referendum began. An occasional tweet or Facebook post here and there won’t change anything. Nor do most blog posts, but perhaps- just perhaps- this little series will. Ever since the last shots in 1945, Britain has been… Read More The Winds of Change
I was lucky enough to be invited to talk at the Pugsley Lecture Theatre, University of Bristol on behalf of the Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue Project. Having helped to facilitate the rescue of a baby chimpanzee named ‘Mira’ whilst in Liberia, I was keen to engage the audience about the Liberian bushmeat trade, whilst promoting Liberia as… Read More Conservation Tales @ Bristol University!
When the presenter at the DJI reveal last week reached into his jacket pocket, channeling his inner Steve Jobs as he pulled several new Mavic Air drones out of his pocket, just how far this industry had come was starkly apparent. Formerly the preserve of only the biggest tech firms, the unapologetically glossy launch event… Read More Can Anybody Stop the DJI Juggernaut?
From the heady ecstasy of my last visit to a Liberian church, an unfortunate death in the Kakata YMCA family saw a few UK volunteers, coupled with the majority of our Liberian counterparts, head to church once more. Weenor Zinnah was a much-loved member of the local community and also happened to be the wife of the… Read More Dispatches From Liberia: Sunset in Kakata
I’ve been wearing top-end Craghoppers jackets for a few years now, and I was delighted when they sent me the new Discovery Adventures Stretch jacket for my adventures in Liberia. Craghoppers have recently teamed up with the Discovery Channel to provide their camera teams with the right equipment for the job, no matter where in… Read More Craghoppers Discovery Adventures Stretch Jacket Review
The past few years have seen a resurgence in the duffle bag for outdoor use, and now nearly all the major brands offer a duffle option at a variety of size and price ranges. Block colours and large, simple branding seems to be the trend at the moment, and the Craghoppers duffle range is no… Read More Craghoppers Duffle Review
I have lots more blogs coming about Liberia AND the wedding, of course, but I had to start writing again somehow, so here we are. Thanks to the generosity of some Washington birders, my 2017 ended in truly spectacular fashion. While searching for the local birding ‘gen’ online, I stumbled across post for a ‘Vashon… Read More A New Year’s Eve at Sea!