Author archive for Jane Tomlinson

  • Mar272007

    More beautiful African birds

    Here are just a few more of the scores of species of birds we saw in south west Africa. The…

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  • Mar262007

    Beautiful African birds

    It’s no secret that I’m quite keen on birds. But I have so much to learn about the birds of…

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  • Mar222007

    Dancing in the streets of Outjo

    The inventiveness of people who have very little is astonishing. This young man had no money for a drum kit…

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  • Mar182007
    Robben Island

    A visit to Robben Island

    Guided tours of visitor attractions can be pretty ropey. They can feel like the guide is simply reading meaningless words…

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  • Mar082007

    Awesome African antelopes

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    Look out! This blog is dedicated entirely to antelopes. They all too frequently get IGNORED in wildlife programmes. Why is…

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  • Mar082007
    10cc

    10CC out of ten

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    Last year we saw 10cc play at the Cropredy festival, billed as Graham Gouldman and friends. And they were wonderful.…

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  • Mar042007
    Cape fur seal noses

    My new favourite animal: the cape fur seal

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    The cape fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus) is, in fact, as kind of sea lion, not a seal. But who…

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  • Mar022007

    Okavango flight

    The Okavango delta in northern Botswana seeped into my consciousness through watching wildlife programmes. It is much-loved by wildlife film-makers…

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  • Feb252007

    African penguins

    Don’t you think the fact that there are penguins in Africa is absolutely thrilling? I do. Think about it for…

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  • Jan262007

    Solid air, solid genius

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