Wild life

Wild life

6 May 2017 9:00 am

Laikipia, Kenya On my way home to the ranch, I stopped for a beer with my neighbour Martin. It was…

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8 April 2017 9:00 am

Laikipia, Kenya   For weeks the farm has been in the eye of a storm, with violence swirling all around…

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11 March 2017 9:00 am

Laikipia On Tristan Voorspuy’s hell-for-leather riding safaris across Kenya’s savannah, he cracked a bullwhip at predators that tried to eat…

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9 March 2017 3:00 pm

Laikipia On Tristan Voorspuy’s hell-for-leather riding safaris across Kenya’s savannah, he cracked a bullwhip at predators that tried to eat…

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11 February 2017 9:00 am

 Laikipia plateau, Kenya My great-grandpa Ernest Wise was an engineer who sailed to South Africa towards the end of the…

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9 February 2017 3:00 pm

 Laikipia plateau, Kenya My great-grandpa Ernest Wise was an engineer who sailed to South Africa towards the end of the…

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9 February 2017 3:00 pm

 Laikipia plateau, Kenya My great-grandpa Ernest Wise was an engineer who sailed to South Africa towards the end of the…

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14 January 2017 9:00 am

We had my parents-in-law Gerry and Jean to stay with us on the farm over Christmas and being in a…

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12 January 2017 3:00 pm

We had my parents-in-law Gerry and Jean to stay with us on the farm over Christmas and being in a…

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10 December 2016 9:00 am

 Kenya I realised I had fallen from grace when we were dropped from the Queen’s birthday party guest list at…

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8 December 2016 3:00 pm

 Kenya I realised I had fallen from grace when we were dropped from the Queen’s birthday party guest list at…

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19 November 2016 9:00 am

 Aero Club of East Africa   The world looked so clean and untroubled during the flight in Bob’s light aircraft…

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17 November 2016 3:00 pm

 Aero Club of East Africa   The world looked so clean and untroubled during the flight in Bob’s light aircraft…

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22 October 2016 9:00 am

Kenya A woman’s bottom cheered me up recently. The lady was walking ahead of me in a Kenya street and…

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20 October 2016 2:00 pm

Kenya A woman’s bottom cheered me up recently. The lady was walking ahead of me in a Kenya street and…

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24 September 2016 9:00 am

Laikipia For a rancher north of Mount Kenya, a man’s best legacy might be a good bloodline of Boran beef…

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22 September 2016 1:00 pm

Laikipia   For a rancher north of Mount Kenya, a man’s best legacy might be a good bloodline of Boran…

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27 August 2016 9:00 am

Kenya When the late Tom Cholmondeley walked into his cell after being accused of murder in Kenya’s Rift Valley, etched…

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25 August 2016 1:00 pm

Kenya When the late Tom Cholmondeley walked into his cell after being accused of murder in Kenya’s Rift Valley, etched…

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16 July 2016 9:00 am

Gilgil, Kenya   At our Gilgil hut in the Rift Valley I’ve had a new flower garden planted to welcome…

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14 July 2016 1:00 pm

Gilgil, Kenya   At our Gilgil hut in the Rift Valley I’ve had a new flower garden planted to welcome…

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16 June 2016 1:00 pm

Kenya As soon as I pulled out of town, I knew I had made a mistake taking on the new…

How Nairobi gangsters would vote in the EU referendum

21 May 2016 9:00 am

   Nairobi The gangsters hadn’t heard of Brexit. ‘What is this “Breaks it”?’ they asked my friend hours after kidnapping…

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19 May 2016 1:00 pm

   Nairobi The gangsters hadn’t heard of Brexit. ‘What is this “Breaks it”?’ they asked my friend hours after kidnapping…

How do we save the elephant? It’s simple: eat them

23 April 2016 9:00 am

   Laikipia I sip my Tusker beer on the veranda, staring at the elephant. He’s not the elephant in the…