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Swati & Siddharth.
Hello Swati & Siddharth. You have a dynamic site. I sensed the dry heat, the wind rustling through the grassy Savannah, the myriads of birds singing…… I was raised in Sub-Saharan Africa. Beginning in Zambia, onto Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and finally South Africa. I have now retired in Ireland. As a young lad Game Parks never existed, the countries themselves were ‘game parks’! My heart still beats with Mother Africa and I consider myself incredibly privileged to have been born and raised there .nkosi sikelel iafrika.
Thank you for your kind words. A dream is to have Africa return to its truly wild state. Perhaps that’s being foolish – but the planet needs rejuvenation and where else but this Motherland will be a fit place to start from?
We hope you still visit this beautiful continent. Though we have barely spent a decade here, living anywhere else seems to us a difficult proposition!
How may I contact you to request use of one of your photos of Roi for a piece of artwork?
We are at PenAndShutter@gmail.com Can you please tell us more about yourself? Regards.
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Today, I went too the beach with my children. I found a sea shell and gave it to
my 4 year old daughter and said “You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear.” She put the shell to her ear and
screamed. There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched her ear.
She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is totally off topic but I had to tell someone!
Ouch! Hopefully the little one is recovered! Please show here the wonders of the beach again. One just needs to be more respectful of Mother nature. Not fear her!
Yes you have had a great start for the new year 2015. ROI is a great experience and provides you a lot of learning, both piognant and joyous, parts of ones life – both human and animal kingdoms. Hope your luck will hold for the rest of the years too. With all our best wishes and blessings and looking forward to many more of such, AMMA & APPA
Your blog is wonderful, the shots i have seen so far are awesome.. what an adventure.. c
Thank-you, Cecilia. Africa is a gorgeous land.