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EPISODE 43 CONVERSATIONS with LINDIE HENSMAN, "the elephant whisperer" - Mud Between Your Toes - 06 May, 2020
May 06, 2020

EPISODE 43 – CONVERSATIONS with LINDIE HENSMAN, THE ELEPHANT WHISPERER. Mud Between Your Toes. In this episode I talk to my cousin Lindie about fleeing Angola, her beloved elephants and love letters.Photo: Lindie Hensman with Lindiwe. They shared a deep..

EPISODE 42 - PARADISE ISLAND - Mud Between Your Toes - 29 April 2020
April 29, 2020

EPISODE 42 – PARADISE ISLAND – Mud Between Your Toes.  I chat about the now abandoned Santa Carolina island off the coast of Mozambique. In the 1960s and early 70s this idyllic island was host to the rich, the famous, hippies, adventurers and a few farme.

EPISODE 41 - CONVERSATIONS with LOUISE STOBART - Mud Between Your Toes - 22 April, 2020
April 22, 2020

EPISODE 41 – CONVERSATIONS with LOUISE STOBART. I chat to Louise Stobart, currently in COVID-19 quarantine in Auckland following their evacuation from Vanuatu, after the devastating cyclone Harold. Louise and I also discuss her successful African Shona s.

EPISODE 40 - CONVERSATIONS with Larry Norton - Mud Between Your Toes - 15 April, 2020
April 14, 2020

EPISODE 40 – CONVERSATIONS with LARRY NORTON. International wildlife artist, Larry Norton, speaks to me in “conversation” from his studio in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe about childhood, painting, wildlife and conservation in southern Africa.Photo: Artist, ..

EPISODE 39 - HORSEY BIT - Mud Between Your Toes - 08 April, 2020
April 08, 2020

EPISODE 39 – HORSEY BIT. Pony clubs, paperchases and the dreaded gymkhana. The horrors of the Christmas holidays - for me anyway..Photo: Me riding Piccolo, M’sitwe farm, circa 1965. My sister, Mandy in the trough. © Peter Wood. Sound effects ©Audiojung...

EPISODE 38 - WOODS HIT EUROPE - Mud Between Your Toes - 01 April, 2020
April 01, 2020

EPISODE 38 – WOODS HIT EUROPE. In 1979, travel restrictions were lifted after 14 years out in the cold. My brother and I hit Europe – we had been living life in a time capsule and Greece, Spain and Switzerland were quite simply, an alien world.Photo: My..

EPISODE 37 - SALAD DAYS - Mud Between Your Toes - 25 March, 2020
March 24, 2020

EPISODE 37 – SALAD DAYS. Thursday nights at the country club, weekends with my gang, known as the Hoods, James Hughes and friendships forged.“We were young and we were green as the leaf on the tree / For these were our salad days.”Photo: Good friend an...

EPISODE 36 - CONVERSATIONS with DR ELIZABETH PISANI - COVID19 - Mud Between Your Toes - 20 March, 2020
March 20, 2020

EPISODE 36 – CONVERSATIONS with DOCTOR ELIZABETH PISANI. With an over-load of information and plenty of conspiracy theories surrounding COVID-19, Elizabeth, an epidemiologist, academic researcher and the director of Ternyata Ltd., a public health consult.

EPISODE 35 - KARIBA! - Mud Between Your Toes - 18 March, 2020
March 18, 2020

EPISODE 35 – KARIBA! The holiday destination was lake Kariba on the border of Rhodesia and Zambia. Spending one night in the bright lights of Caribbea Bay resort for a flutter at the casino, then across the lake to the beautiful Matusadona national park..

EPISODE 34 - CONVERSATIONS with ANNABEL HUGHES ASTON. Mud Between Your Toes. 11 March, 2020
March 11, 2020

EPISODE 34 – CONVERSATIONS with ANNABEL HUGHES ASTON. This week I am in conversation with my friend Annabel calling from her farm in Livingstone on the banks of the Zambezi river in Zambia. Annabel is a writer, blogger, bush gourmet chef, lover, housewif.