Journal Journeys: Lioness

Here I bring you another Journal Journey, chronicling Africa’s most famous creature.

You know what they don’t mention in wildlife documentaries about Kenya? The flies.

Saturday, 19th of July, 2014

She’s resting the shade of a shrub: her fur glows in the afternoon sun. Her paws are twice the size of my hand and somehow beautiful in an indescribable way. Her face, though, is covered in flies, and she twitches it languidly to get rid of them.


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