Monday, May 20, 2019

Caroline Hurry

Editor in Chief

Shaping narratives, weaving tales, curating destinations, discovering trails ...

How to win at twitter

Yawn-inducing eulogies to the awesomeness of your venue, gets old, fast. It's fine, say, every six tweets, but at least share something interesting in between. Tell us about a hen sitting on her eggs for days. Show us the chicks when they hatch. Did something amusing happen with a guest? Tell us about it

Between a wok and a hard place

Later in a restaurant, with an instrumental version of How Much is that Doggie in the Window tinkling in the background, I  contemplated the communal spread. A steamed frog atop a pile of noodles and a chicken with the head still attached, failed to whet my appetite.

Tree meals in the bush

The furious female bounds down the tree and into the bush, her evening ruined. Now and then slivers of meat and bone tumble into expectant hyena jaws. In the bush, one creature’s loss is another’s gain.

Driver’s Licence Renewal

My circuitous journey led me through dingy labyrinthine corridors and clanging gates. Eventually my attention was drawn to a grubby notice that read: ‘Search for DLTC leaners’.
charging elephant bull

Spotting the bull!

Myths peddled by animal rights lobbyists will destroy the wildlife they claim to protect, says Botswana-based wildlife conservationist Erik Verreynne. How about a solution-based focus rather?