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23 October 2014 2:00 pm

 Kenya I perused the brochure produced by Tanzania’s state corporation for livestock ranching, aimed at attracting foreign investors. Under ‘beef…

From Burma — or maybe Saigon — to Manchester via Calcutta

27 September 2014 8:00 am

England   We dropped off our daughter Eve at her new school in the Midlands and started the long journey…

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25 September 2014 1:00 pm

England   We dropped off our daughter Eve at her new school in the Midlands and started the long journey…

It's time for Kenya to put aside dreams of singing wells and dancing bulls

30 August 2014 9:00 am

Laikipia   ‘Good morning, sir!’ The warrior strides up to me on the high plains and shakes my hand. ‘May…

Wild life

28 August 2014 1:00 pm

Laikipia   ‘Good morning, sir!’ The warrior strides up to me on the high plains and shakes my hand. ‘May…

Climbing Mount Kenya with my 13-year-old daughter

19 July 2014 9:00 am

 Kenya Highlands I’ve just descended Mount Kenya with Eve, my 13-year-old daughter, and her class of school leavers from Pembroke…

Wild life

17 July 2014 1:00 pm

 Kenya Highlands I’ve just descended Mount Kenya with Eve, my 13-year-old daughter, and her class of school leavers from Pembroke…

Please take your holiday in Kenya this year

21 June 2014 9:00 am

 Rift Valley Many of my British tribe fled Kenya around independence in 1963 because they believed there was no future.…

Wild life

19 June 2014 1:00 pm

 Rift Valley Many of my British tribe fled Kenya around independence in 1963 because they believed there was no future.…

The books that have kept me alive

24 May 2014 9:00 am

In bed Safety measures — I’ve never been good at them, so inevitably I inhaled and got soaked by the…

Wild life

22 May 2014 1:00 pm

In bed Safety measures — I’ve never been good at them, so inevitably I inhaled and got soaked by the…

Hunted in Mogadishu by the Sick Man and the Jilbab

26 April 2014 9:00 am

From a way off, as he entered the café, he looked young and handsome but when he sat down there…

Wild life

24 April 2014 1:00 pm

From a way off, as he entered the café, he looked young and handsome but when he sat down there…

A £50 million search for love

29 March 2014 9:00 am

 Laikipia When I first knew Michael Cunningham-Reid he was such a strict teetotaller that he would not eat trifle for…

Wild life

27 March 2014 3:00 pm

 Laikipia When I first knew Michael Cunningham-Reid he was such a strict teetotaller that he would not eat trifle for…

Jubilant greetings to you, Celestino! How is the atmospheric pressure in your corner? 

15 February 2014 9:00 am

 Laikipia ‘I am old and cannot work again,’ said Celestino. ‘But you are 46 and we have many years to…

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13 February 2014 3:00 pm

 Laikipia ‘I am old and cannot work again,’ said Celestino. ‘But you are 46 and we have many years to…

I don't love money, but I love the risks it makes me take

18 January 2014 9:00 am

On the flight into Kinshasa, I sat next to an elderly Englishman who was pallid with fear. He revealed that…

Wild life

16 January 2014 3:00 pm

On the flight into Kinshasa, I sat next to an elderly Englishman who was pallid with fear. He revealed that…

Aidan Hartley: If Santa Claus tried to make a delivery, he’d be shot before he reached the chimney

14 December 2013 9:00 am

Laikipia In the cattle rustlers’ camp, I know as I write this that the warriors are sharpening their blades, staring…

Wild Life

12 December 2013 3:00 pm

Laikipia In the cattle rustlers’ camp, I know as I write this that the warriors are sharpening their blades, staring…

Aidan Hartley: Kenya is special like no other African nation

16 November 2013 9:00 am

As I write this, my hands are seared and bruised from holding a hot iron after branding our cattle. We…

Wild life

14 November 2013 3:00 pm

As I write this, my hands are seared and bruised from holding a hot iron after branding our cattle. We…

Aidan Hartley: How Muslim militants and Western jihadis wrecked enchanting Somalia

19 October 2013 9:00 am

Wizards inland from the little Somali port of Barawe bewitched a person to come to them by banging a nail…

Wild life

17 October 2013 2:00 pm

Wizards inland from the little Somali port of Barawe bewitched a person to come to them by banging a nail…