When in Wonderland

First published on the Royal Chundu blog here. “Day by day and night by night we were together, — All else has long been forgotten by me…” – Walt Whitman We were together. It was that last day of the year feeling, day by day, night by night. How were we meant to hold back? … More When in Wonderland

Waddler, Waverider, Wingman. Meet the Bird of Love…

First published on Relais & Châteaux Africa’s blog. “… Once a penguin finds its perfect other penguin, they stay together pretty much forever.” ― Anna Staniszewski This is a whole other kind of birding safari. There is no waiting for the bird to take flight, so to better capture the details of its outstretched wings. There is … More Waddler, Waverider, Wingman. Meet the Bird of Love…

An Epicurist’s Guide to Starting the Morning

Published on the Relais & Châteaux Africa blog here Epicurist. n a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink). Lemony Snicket (the American writer also known, much less excitingly, as Daniel Handler) once said that, “how you spend your morning can often tell you what kind of day you are going to have.” While some of … More An Epicurist’s Guide to Starting the Morning