Alternative Christmas Giving

For many of us, the first shivers of that festive feeling come as we meander through the pines and firs at the local Christmas tree stall. Yet, while we become evermore conscious of the environmental impact of our spending, the question of whether artificial or real Christmas trees have a lower carbon footprint has become top of the eco-friendly Yuletide agenda. Do we […]

Top Attractions in Kenya

I visited Kenya in September 2019 and these were top of the list on Trip Advisor at the time. I’ve only included places that I actually visiting on the list below: Maasai Market, Nairobi Nai Nami Storytelling Tour, Nairobi David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage Giraffe Centre, Nairobi Carnivore Restaurant, Nairobi Amboseli National Park – Safari Lake […]

The Maasai Mara

A Maasai warrior is a fine sight. Those young men have, to the utmost extent, that particular form of intelligence which we call chic; daring and wildly fantastical as they seem, they are still unswervingly true to their own nature, and to an immanent ideal. Their style is not an assumed manner, nor an imitation […]

Refugees, Business Women & Inspiring Children

The last of the schools we visited yesterday, at Aberdare Ranges, caters largely for the kids from New Canaan Village, which is a community built by refugees over the last 10 years. The camp was formed to house around 6,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who were driven from their homes by violence resulting fro the […]

Primary Schools in Nakuru

Today we drove to Nakuru, Mum, Bec’s and I had been here just over a week ago to do a 1-day Safari at the Lake Nakuru National Park, but this has been a very different visit. We are visiting local schools, New Canaan village for displaced people and the amazing projects that So They Can […]


When Fred visited us at the Impala Eco Lodge a few days ago he explained that Odede was the kind of place that nobody wanted to come from or live in, with a massive fatality rate from HIV. As a place where the majority live in poverty, sadly, many women in desperate need of feeding […]

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