Serengeti Leopard

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While doing the usual high-priced tour through the Serengeti I had resigned myself not to see the elusive and rarely seen leopard. That was until this episode.

Mothers and Children

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One thing about life that is both fair and unfair is that we do not sign up for the job. At least as far as we know, we just arrive in whatever form we arrive: human, animal, or some other living consciousness. But what seems common is that those of us who survive had someone to look over us and to teach us.In the aggressive jungles and plains of Africa it is the mothers who have stepped up to give us life. This piece is a tribute to them. I talk no more.

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We as humans and our primate cousins seem to have evolved so that we need friends, companions, and even soul mates, if we're lucky.

Sometimes we never find them. Or sometimes they go away. That leaves us alone. Sometimes it is easy to be alone. And sometimes it is not.


Fight Night Africa

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On a peaceful plain somewhere in Africa there is a dude antelope just hanging out and not being chased by lions. For once he thinks he has a moment of peace, away from the drudgery of being chased by his predators. He would look something like this.


Birds of Nakuru, Kenya

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About This Place…

"This website is dedicated to the many people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo who have suffered and died."


The writer was a journalist, prosecutor, and Canadian soldier who is now trying to help the people who live in the DR Congo.


The photographs and the commentary here are solely those of the writer and his pet dog named "Bark." The United Nations and MONUSCO have nothing to do with this website.

Similarly, the township of Puskokum in eastern Tennessee is equally not interested.