It’s Not About the Selfie – Tips for Volunteering in Africa

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I once read an article about us selfish westerners traipsing all over the world with our ‘do good’ intentions merely to parachute into a destitute area, offer up some colonial style assistance, grab that all important selfie of us saving the world yet again, and jet home feeling like a modern day hero. Whether those that are left behind have … Read More

Imire Rhino and Wildlife Conservation – Fun With Mucus

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A few months ago I got elephant snot on my arm.  Normally, any sort of mucus in my general vicinity is quite appalling. I can’t even stand to be around myself when I have a little sniffle. But in this case, I was pretty impressed about it all.  An elephant, in all her majestic elephant glory, had just chosen me to … Read More