Public Relations Consultant & Travel Contributing Editor

Month: October 2013

Social media metrics discussed at PR-Net at Ambassador Hotel

Matt Barclay of Meltwater shared his views on the essential insights that social media metrics can deliver. We first met for drinks and canapes at The Salt Vodka Bar, Victoria Road, Bantry Bay before using The Ambassador Hotel’s Alpha Conference Room. JP and I then […]

Calling my ancestors

We have just returned from the most spectacular visit to Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve in the Cederberg mountains. Climbing to the rock art sites, some over 10, 000 years old, I felt a profound connection to early man. My ancestors have been on my mind […]

I can see all things better now

So frustrated with glasses falling off my face while bending forward or jogging I resolved to have corrective Lasik surgery in the hope that my days wearing glasses might, finally, be over. Turns out, according to Panorama based ophthalmologist Dr Carina Slazus, that I am […]

My connections to royalty run fairly deep.

We once slept in the same bed as The King of Sweden. Not, admittedly, at the same time, but immediately after, at Lion Sands Ivory Lodge in Sabi Sands reserve. Although not royalty by the blue-blood variety, we also spent the night in the same […]