cattle

Why I’m investing in sheep

10 April 2021 9:00 am

Laikipia In the past I had a low opinion of sheep. During my first forays into farming I saw them…

A cow is better than a bank balance

30 June 2018 9:00 am

Laikipia, Kenya   A minotaur head glowers at me through the bathroom window while I am brushing my teeth in…

Wild life

7 October 2017 9:00 am

Laikipia Ripping up the black cotton soil on the farm’s high savannah I get a sense of what it must…

The warrior arched his body, readying to sling his spear at my chest

28 March 2015 9:00 am

 Laikipia With a shriek, the warrior arched his body, readying to sling his spear at my chest. The tear-dropped javelin…

What happened when I tried to buy back my father's farm

25 October 2014 9:00 am

 Kenya I perused the brochure produced by Tanzania’s state corporation for livestock ranching, aimed at attracting foreign investors. Under ‘beef…