Meet the Butterflion!!

Hello!I’ve been meaning to share what I’ve been up to over the past few days. I have been painting a lion for the Pride of Kenya event, which is being organised by the Born Free foundation to raise awareness about the plight of Kenya’s lions and the need for their conservation.Of course as an insect-lover … Read more

Rainforest insects…

Here are some more interesting insects from Kakamega Forest in Western Kenya. Lirhanda Hill emerges from the green blanket of forest covered in lush grass and topped with gnarled protea bushes.   There are some beautiful large trees in the relatively undisturbed forest that clothes one flank of the hillside…  Lots of different insects frequent the top of the … Read more

Unexpected Diversity

This Saturday I visited the Kibera Slum in Nairobi with Paula of WildlifeDirect and her remarkable sister Su Kahumbu, one of Kenya’s most passionate organic farmers who is working very hard to raise awareness about organic farming and other issues related to good farming practices. Isaak, a partial hearing child attached himself to me immediately … Read more