Chapter 22 – Walking in the Dark (Excerpt 14)

A paragraph from Chapter 22 It was an article in the Guardian that started me thinking about the idea of legacy. The article, ‘Top Five Regrets of the Dying’, was based on a book written by a palliative nurse, Bronnie Ware. She had spent years caring for people in their final hours and they had shared their thoughts with her More →

Chapter 10 – Cold Rain on Red Earth (Excerpt 7)

A paragraph from Chapter 10 After years of travelling all over the world, there was only one place I wanted to return to. I missed the friendliness of the Kenyan people, their melodious language, the changing, dramatic weather and the beauty of the landscape. From its bountiful national parks teeming with exotic wildlife, to its bustling coastline and cool mountain More →

Isaac raises funds for Nicholas

8-year-old Isaac is up to his fund-raising ways again! This time he is taking part in his school triathlon to raise money for the Jeremy Lucas Education Fund. The money he raises will directly impact 14-year-old Nicholas who is one of the few boys to be sponsored by the fund – which predominantly raises money to send young girls to More →

Angeline – The First Jeremy Lucas Education Fund Student

Angeline, born in 2002, is one of 4 children and lives in Archers Post in northern Kenya. In 2016, one week before Angeline was to take her final year primary school exams (KCPE), her father passed away. Despite this traumatic event, Angeline not only chose to continue with her exams but scored 330/500 giving her joint second place at Girgir More →

Tenebo Day – Teambuilding in Kenya

Many of you may know that my sister is a lion conservationist in Kenya. I went out there just before Christmas to spend time with friends and family – and one of the things I did was to organise a Teambuilding day for her staff. Below my account of the day. Ewaso Lions Tenebo Day (3 Dec 2013) Samburu had More →