Author Rupi Gill

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Understanding Chelenge

‘Though a tree grows so high, the falling leaves return to the root. ‘ African Proverb If you were to ask me ‘who is an African’?…

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Life in the Crossing

 High above these plains, is the heart from which mighty arteries flow to feed the savannah. I’m watching the hippos wallowing, frolicking, wading and snoozing…

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Contented Wanderer

‘Not all who wander are lost’ J. R. R. Tolkien Searching for the unicorn with magical powers and trekking up the highest mountains to see flying…

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In Winter’s Trail – Part One

This morning, there are more dazzling heaps of feathers, outside my window – sparrow hawk hunts, fast and clean with a maximum scattering of feathers, almost…

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Karibu

The year started with much humbleness and I am acutely aware of our luck at being able to wonder what each of us can do to…

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Karibu

Here’s the last issue of the year and a host of writers with intrepid tales from walking with elephants in the bush, to studying snake venom…

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Mangroves in the Midst

The dhow’s bow slices through the glassy green surface sending ripples with blue crests into the mangal – mangrove biome – that makes up the evergreen…

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For a Whale Song

The animal kingdom is full of stories of migration – from humans leaving Africa to populate the earth, to birds flying up and down the continents,…

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