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 […]


Fun Cheetah Facts

Learn more about the cheetah, one of Africa’s most incredible animals. Fun facts, plus how you can visit the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Africa.


Cecil The Lion – Outraged, But Maybe A Corner Turned?

Recently I was out to dinner with friends. Whenever there is a news item that deals with Africa all questions are directed to me. Unless you don’t watch the news, read the newspaper, are never on Facebook or any other social media site you have seen the terrible and senseless killing of Cecil the Lion […]

There Is Hope For The Future of Wildlife

Throughout the history of this blog I have written about the terrible waste, tragedy and sadness in the killing of animals. I have written about my work with the Cheetah Conservation Fund and the effort to prevent the killing of cheetahs, particularly when it is so some rich person can have a cheetah as a […]


The Lions Guardians

One of the things I truly enjoy and never get tired when I am in Africa is seeing animals in the wild and watching how nature interacts. It is great to come upon a herd of impala, zebras, and giraffes (one of my favorites) as they slowly graze or move about. It is also exciting […]

Everyone At Infinite Safari Adventures Gives Back

I have been very fortunate to have Steve Chumbley as Infinite Safari Adventures ground partner since its beginning. Steve and I first met in 2005 when he and his wife Teena were managing Greystoke Mahale and we discovered a shared love of kayaking. I never have to worry about my clients being take care of […]

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 […]