• Plastic Free July 2016 featured image

    #PlasticFreeJuly and Microbeads

    I am taking on the #PlasticFreeJuly challenge by refuse single-use plastic items, such as water bottles, straws, carrier bags and plastic cups. Also drawing attention to the impact of the microbeads in personal care products.

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  • David Attenborough On front page of the Radio Times 1956 and 2016

    Sir David Attenborough I am crestfallen!

    What leaves me completely and utterly baffled is why Sir David Attenborough, a man who has given his life to wildlife and nature conservation, went along with the suggested Radio Times photo shoot.

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  • Gondwana Game Reserve Garden Route

    Tented Eco Camp – Gondwana Game Reserve

    Tented Eco Camp is Gondwana Game Reserve’s new, green kid on the block. The camp offers more down-to-earth accommodation and hands-on and educational activities benefiting conservation.

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  • CapeNature Gamkaberg Reserve featured

    Oukraal Hideaway Perfection, Gamkaberg

    Nothing had prepared me for the experience we had driving the Gamkaberg grade 3 Zebra Crossing 4×4 route. Oukraal is the ultimate hideaway surrounded by nature in its purest form.

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  • Rocherpan Nature Reserve CapeNature featured image

    Off-Grid at Rocherpan Nature Reserve, Velddrift

    Rocherpan Nature Reserve had not been on my radar, but after spending just a few days in this small, but unique CapeNature reserve near Velddrift, I’d fallen head over heels.

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  • Monkeyland featured image

    Hands off our wildlife

    Many people understand the negative implications of certain animal interactions and are willing to say NO. Others are confused about what animal encounters are acceptable and which are not. Here is the message: #HandsOffOurWildlife

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  • Platbos Forest Reserve, Gansbaai, Overberg

    If Green is the new Black – Platbos is the new Health Retreat

    The question is do we need fancy retreats to relax and rejuvenate? Can nature provide us with the same health benefits, if not better? This and more is what Platbos offers by the bucket load.

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  • Runner ducks at Vergenoegd

    A Day at Vergenoegd Wine Estate

    At the end of an ordinary farm road, behind an understated entrance, lies an extraordinary day out at Vergenoegd Wine Estate – a little gem and a unique experience just outside Stellenbosch.

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  • Cape Canopy Tour Elgin

    Conquering my fear on the Cape Canopy Tour

    The sharp bleak peaks, craggy cliffs, green valleys with trickling clear streams, flowering Proteas, perfect blue skies, and the peacefulness of the reserve left me speechless and evaporated the last of my apprehension.

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  • Dekor street art Jeppestown

    Street Art of Maboneng

    The word graffiti conjures up a rather negative image and is often associated with vandalism of our urban areas. To me, street art adds personality, colour, and humour to our often bland and grey urban spaces.

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