Suckling warthog

As this is the only time, so far as I recall, that I’ve seen a mother warthog suckling her infants, I share this image – not as a great picture, … Continue reading Suckling warthog

Warthog Games

Two little warthog piglets were playing a robust game of catch and head-butting when we came across them at the edge of the camp in Marakele, on our first afternoon … Continue reading Warthog Games

Zebra to the rescue

To maintain my sanity, or at least the appearance thereof, from time to time I have to take a break from what another photo blogger calls the work that pays … Continue reading Zebra to the rescue

Photographing rhino

Photographing rhino, in my amateur experience, can be a challenge. Mostly the problem is finding them in the first place, and when you do see them they tend to be … Continue reading Photographing rhino

St Lucia ‘seconds’

One of the things about St Lucia that makes things a little tricky for the photographer is the vegetation – dense, lush, green, all too often in the way of … Continue reading St Lucia ‘seconds’

Kudu coquette

This young kudu bull, posing beside a tree in the St Lucia Marine Park, seemed almost coquettish as he looked at me looking at him through the lens of my … Continue reading Kudu coquette

Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park

The Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park, up the north coast of KwaZulu Natal towards Mozambique, became South Africa’s first Natural World Heritage Site in 1999. Rob and I visited in … Continue reading Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park

Impala dominance

After Clarens, and much wining and dining back in Johannesburg, Rob and I drove Mike and Karen, Hayley’s parents, to Pilanesberg, for a day of game watching and conversation and … Continue reading Impala dominance

News Roundup

So here’s a roundup of today’s news (just following a trend here: all sentences these days seem to begin with ‘so’). In South Africa, the bad news is good news. … Continue reading News Roundup