Yulin dogs in cages, China

Eating man’s best friend

When I was 11 years old, my mum collected my older brother and I from school and announced we were going on ‘a magical mystery tour’. With a vague recollection that this was the name of a Beatles album, I was completely clueless about what on earth she meant. It turns out, at the end…

black mambas stop killing rhinos

So you want to change the world?

I have never been afraid of being an island. In a sea of trends, fashions and hash tags, I have often stood still — believing in the things that have gradually anchored from my childhood to become the core for who I am in adulthood. It hasn’t mattered to me advocate unfashionable (sometimes anti-fashionable) beliefs…

World annimal day 2015

World Animal Day 2015 – bringing us all together!

I really love it when good charities, good ideas and good friends come together for a good cause. That’s exactly what’s happened in the lead up to World Animal Day on the 4th October. When TV presenter and Eden Channel blogger Anneka Svenska first told me about her idea for making the official music video for…

George Adamson and Tony Fitzjohn

To walk with others…

For the first time in about 3 years, I decided to watch To Walk With Lions. The film, depicting the real life story of George Adamson (of Born Free fame) moves me deeply – not least because of the incredible performance of Richard Harris in the role of George, depicting the final months before his…