Justin Bonello_Rock Art

A couple of weeks ago we went up to the Baviaanskloof to interview the farmers who live there to form part of the Leopard documentary.  We had been told that there was a Bushman cave up in one of the kloofs before, but unfortunately on our previous missions to the Valley we just didn’t have, Read More

When we work on the road, we work hard, but the same can be set for when we play, and one of the best games on the road is Beer Pong. Here’s Basil, the Pick n Pay truck driver and unrivalled Beer Pong master strutting his stuff!

“In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” – Charles Darwin

One of our favourite pastimes when we’re on the road is light painting. The trick to this is that it takes really long to take the photo – about 30 seconds – and that’s what gives you the streaks of light, but if you don’t want to be a blurry blob, you have to, Read More

I’ve come to call our Cooked family a travelling circus, because in many respects that’s exactly what we are. A band of nomadic misfits travelling through our wonderful African home. This particular stop off was in the Camdeboo National Park while filming Karoo: Land of Thirst. 

This is one of my fondest memories from my two year journey across the length and breadth of the Karoo. We spent a night in a Bushman cave on a farm called Ganora just outside Nieu Bethesda and just look at it! A truly amazing experience. It’s difficult for me to explain what it feels, Read More