Namibia Part 2: The Great Staff at CCF

There are over 100 great staff people who work at CCF.  From cooks, farmers property managers, veterinarians, geneticists everyone loves their job and love cheetahs and their love clearly shows.  Two shining examples of that are Laura and Becky.  Laura is from England and Becky is from Canada.  Their job is to help take care […]

Namibia Part 1: Back at CCF

After some long flights and ample travel excitement, I landed in Namibia and headed for the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF). I am not only on the board of trustees for this incredible organisation but I feel like it is a home away from home in Africa. Every time I arrive I receive a warm welcome […]


Namibia 5 Fun Facts

This week we are going to provide you with 5 fun facts about Namibia which is home to the Cheetah Conservation Fund of which I am on the Board of Trustees Namibia is the second least densely populated country on earth. After Mongolia which is also a vast country, there are just over two million […]


E-Blown Out Of Proportion My wife is a journalist. She teaches feature writing instructing students on not only how to write but the ethics and proper way to act as a journalist. First and foremost is to get your facts straight. Unfortunately many in the media forget what they have learned and instead like drama […]

The Passing Of Moose McGregor Of Solitaire Namibia

As a traveler all over the world not all news I receive is from the Internet, newspaper or other mainstream media. Sometimes it is the way it happened before all those sources were available – news from people who have crossed the same places I have been. Today I had lunch with Liz Ferrin, a […]

Cute & Effective

I love dogs. I love dogs a lot. In fact, I can’t remember every meeting a dog that I did not like (OK some more than others). But dogs in most parts of the world are not just pets but an integral part of everyday life and contribute greatly. That could not be more true […]

Run Cheetah Run!

From time to time I have written about my visit at the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia. It was a lot of fun spending time out there and introducing Diane to what I had seen and experienced the last time I was there. One of the highlights for me is watching the cheetahs who cannot […]

Cheetahs And The Olympics

Except for ice-skating, most events in the Winter Olympics call for speed if the athlete expects to win gold, silver or bronze. In no sport is this truer than for downhill ski racers. And when you combine the sport of downhill skiing with the speed of the fastest land animal on the planet – the […]