Book Review: Tim Butcher’s Blood River

In Blood River, Tim Butcher’s fascination with a country’s history is outweighed only by his courage, and the result is an extraordinary adventure, brilliantly told.

Dassen Island: In Kearton’s footsteps

In the 1920s Dassen Island was declared the ‘Eighth Natural Wonder of the World’ by naturalist Cherry Kearton, and although a lot has changed since then there is still something special about its isolated shores.