Author Archives: msomiafrica

About msomiafrica

Author, photographer and conservationist who sincerely prefers interacting with animals rather than people.

Solitary Man

I have led a life that has been the envy of many, although there are some who consider me to be certifiably insane! I am an introvert, a solitary man, one who much prefers his own company to being in … Continue reading

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Christine Jordaan – Guest Blog

I don’t care if people laugh at this… I have written it simply because I am tired, and at the end of the day Love is simple. If you love something you stay up all night crying and trying to … Continue reading

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They Moved Us ……

I have no idea who Mark O’Leary is, but he wrote this on one of the many news sites announcing today’s loss to the entertainment industry. He wrote this with an empathy and skill that far exceeds anything I could … Continue reading

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Wake Up My Beloved Country.

Those who know me know that I am not racist, love my country dearly, and try hard not to be ‘political’. Recently, I was, by inference, branded as a racist for suggesting that we all stop blaming the past for … Continue reading

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Will You Cry For Me?

I am privileged to have a very special friend, Christine, who is a tireless campaigner for the eradication of animal abuse through canned hunting and poaching. She has many talents, not least of which is her poetic streak, a talent … Continue reading

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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 81,000 times in 2015. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading

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Blatant Self-Promotion Time ……

My new book, “One Chance”, released today. Quite an exciting day for me, I must say, and I hope that an exceptionally large number of book aficionados will buy it, not only to enhance their own book-shelves, but also to … Continue reading

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