Sunday, 10 March 2013

Feline encounters on safari

In August of 2012 we spent three weeks in South Africa hunting elephant, hyena and a couple of the plains game species I had lucked out on during previous safaris. We were fortunate enough to have encounters with lion, leopard and cheetah - so very lucky to have these sitings in such a short space of time! The photography certainly doesn't do justice to the experience; poor light, distance, thick bush and brief encounters meant that we didn't always capture the moment as we would like...

But the stories are part of the adventure... here's what we saw...





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Saturday, 2 March 2013

Confessions of a serial killer

I first read this post almost a year ago this month, and I enjoyed it so much I wanted to share it with the DaggaBoy Blog tribe.  I think the opening paragraph sums up how a lot of city dwelling hunters feel.  I've been trying to get in touch with 'Shooter,' the author of this piece and a member of this blog for a while to get his approval to share this post, but with no response, I thought I'd do it anyway!  All credit to you 'Shooter' for a wonderful piece of prose; links and citation below.
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Yes I am a serial killer. I didn’t know it till I was told. I never had any remorse for my actions or felt that I was doing anything wrong. I liked what I did and looked forward to it. Yes, I suppose most people wouldn’t agree with me and I write this confession addressing all those people. Especially the ones who made me realise what I was...