A space to share stories about community, tribe and anam ċara (soul friends)

Community and Conservation

All set to write my first blog post for 2023 with a focus on two years of Pure Spaces. Grateful about what has eventuated in the past year for me in this space and excited about setting intention for the year ahead. Then earlier this week 25 elephants were...

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Anam Ċara Connection

So many of my blog posts this year have been me-focused. My year of adventure. My dream of Pure Spaces evolving from passion project into purposeful career being realised. It is true to say that, for this phase of my life at any rate, I am a walking example that my...

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15 Years Later

Woop woop… woop woop…. There’s an African Hoopoe calling from a nearby tree this morning . A Southern Masked Weaver is finding grass to weave his nest as spring sets in properly here in the Southern Hemisphere. There’s also a Bokmakierie, Cape Robin-Chat and a...

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The Wise Meet the Wise

About a month ago, I was privileged to attend the Elephants Alive Nlopfu Gogos Program Exhibition. This is a little reflection I wrote from the day. Posting today as it is Heritage Day here in Mzansi South Africa and it seemed appropriate. A very big thank you goes to...

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18 July is Mandela Day. The theme for 2022 goes around food security and climate change. The tagline - do what you can, with what you have, where you are. I have been a bit quiet on the blog after posting up a storm during my magical month of May on the Rise of the...

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