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The other day we received an email from a client who is about to travel to South Africa, with the question “how does one handle baboons?” Hahaha, yes how does one handle baboons…? 192 more words

South Africa

In Memory of Merlin

Merlin, the old warrior, battle scarred, arthritic and possibly the oldest baboon on the Peninsula.  He was earmarked for culling two years ago but was given a stay of execution until some weeks ago.  326 more words

Nature Photography

Boisterous Baby Baboons

Driving around the Kruger National Park, especially along one of the major rivercourses, you’re bound to come across a troop or two of baboons. Watching their behaviour and especially their human-like interactions is extremely entertaining. 79 more words


Dear Professor Cox, No thanks - but thanks

The universe.

All existing things. The whole creation. The cosmos.

That’s what ‘universe’ meant to me, as a schoolgirl.

And where did nine-year-old me live? I scrawled it on the packet which holds the pinking shears I still have in the sewing box: 821 more words

Thinking, Or Ranting, Or Both

Here's my blog new short format

8 Oct 2013

On this date last year, I’d wondered aloud –  ‘Nazir tak dengar nasihat abang?

I also asked, kenapa banyak sangat iklan CIMB diletakkan di… 311 more words

Hannah Yeoh


I always tell people who visit us in Africa to read a vey small and little known book called “A window onto Wilderness”, a jewel of a book that compiles reports from East African rangers and wardens giving you a feeling for the way things were over 50 years ago. 1,733 more words

Bush Stories And Anecdotes

Stories from the Field: Back in the Mac.

** To celebrate the Alberta September field season, it’s shortening days and industry tempers, I give you a little tidbit of it here. For those of you in archaeology, may you have good food, good company, and good digging soil. 440 more words