Coffee, Born In Africa

Coffee, Born In Africa

Roasted, Toasted, But Never Burned     Ethiopia, the world’s oldest coffee culture. Think of Africa with a grateful heart as you roll out of bed every morning and pad off to the kitchen. Without Africa, you may have never tasted the cup of steamy comfort you’re about to enjoy before you face the day. […]

Supercell On Wall Street

Supercell On Wall Street

Cell Or No Sell! It’s Dangerous!     When a painting paints a thousand words.  Have you ever had a laptop, tablet or cell phone stolen or lost? If so, then you know how that can change your life, sometimes irreparably. This is that kind of story — with a good ending — thanks to […]

Global Warming Can Wait

Global Warming Can Wait

Climate Change, Whatever, But Not Now!     Ready or not, it’s here. The young man starts out with The Garden of Earthly Delights by the 1450 Dutch artist Hieronymus Bosh and then describes the profound effect the painting had on his life. This painting hung at the foot of his bed, inspiring and bothering […]

10 Evergreen African Proverbs

10 Evergreen African Proverbs

When In Doubt Leave It Out     I think Africa trumped this one Writers understand Africa like no one else. Streams of brilliant authors, artists, poets and song writers, have taken inspiration from Africa for centuries and the love affair continues… despite what the world thinks of us.     “You have to understand […]

African Trader Zheng He

African Trader Zheng He

Was This Sinbad the Sailor?     A giant among men Start your year with some little-known history of Africa. Over 612 years ago, on the 11 July 1405, Zheng He – pronounced ‘tjhang ha’ – sailed out of Nanjing to start his epic voyage of trade, exploration and discovery. It was then that this […]

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Another New Year Already!   New Year 2018   Imagine? Here’s to another 365 days – unused – ready for us to write a better story. Wildmoz wishes you peace, prosperity and joy for 2018. Here are some uplifting quotes for your enjoyment as we head into this brand-new year…   C’est la Vie An […]

17 Unknown Facts About Lions

17 Unknown Facts About Lions

How Lions Earn Their Title     It’s a Christmas Lion Story It’s the 17th of December and time to take a break from those never-ending holiday preparations. Here at Wildmoz bush camp, the nights are punctuated by the roaring of lions. At daybreak, the big cats are still at it as they seek out […]

Christmas Folktales Giveaway

Christmas Folktales Giveaway

Our Christmas Gift To You     Celebrations or not! However you celebrate your holidays, we at Wildmoz hope all good things come your way. You may not celebrate Christmas, but I’m sure you celebrate free gifts for yourself! So that settled, here are three African Folktale books for free. We are giving away the […]

Okavango Delta

Okavango Delta

Okavango From The Bottom Up and Top Down     A trip like no other? This article is dedicated to the Walk For Rhinos 2017 and especially for Kane Motswana – ‘Kane the Bushman’ on Facebook. This walk is from Shakawe to Maun, some 300 miles – 500 km – around the north-eastern side of […]

African Folktales Remembered

African Folktales Remembered

To Remember When, Means Folktale Time     Not all memories are worth a makeover? It’s a trilogy! To most authors, that means good news. On my account, the books I write are somewhat short and three do not even constitute one whole book – 80,000 words. So the battle rages and we keep on, […]

Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve

Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve

Flowers! Who Needs Flowers?     Is bigger and better, best? Not when it comes to faith and seeds, if you consider the mustard tree. So, by deduction the flower has a place in our hearts like a garden of mirth. Yeah, like honey from a lion. Had enough yet? Then we’ll move on to […]

Aoudad, Barbary Sheep

Aoudad, Barbary Sheep

Africa’s Barbary Sheep Endangered     This is the plight of the aoudad – Ammotragus lervia Ok, let’s get this straight from the start, they are not North American, sheep. Well, they are now, but they come from Africa. And this is where I am off-topic, because we write about sub-Saharan Africa and these are […]