Wed, Aug 4, 2021

Jenni Baxter

Jenni is the co-founder and chief editor of, co-author of The Expat Confessions and co-parent of three gorgeous daughters. After graduating, she worked as a TV producer, political researcher and journalist in South Africa, before moving to London to interview movie stars for international magazines and to tackle British teen angst for London Weekend Television. She has also lived in Australia, and currently lives in France. Jenni is happiest paddle boarding on the Med or sipping rooibos in the bush in Africa. Contact


My Octopus Teacher WINS Academy Award! Huge Win for SA’s Tiny Octopus!

My Octopus Teacher has WON the Oscar! A huge win for South Africa's tiny octopus. Whoop whoop! The mesmerising underwater doc, which was filmed...
south african director wins snail and the whale director wins top global animation prize

SA Director Scoops Top Global Animation Prize

The Snail and the Whale, directed by Max Lang and South Africa’s Daniel Snaddon, has won the Annie Award in Los Angeles for Best...
SA Filmmakers Bonne de Bod (pictured) and Susan Scott have Received Awards for Kingdoms of Fire, Ice & Fairy Tales. Photo supplied.

SA Filmmakers Receive Awards for Kingdoms of Fire, Ice & Fairy Tales

Fabulous South African filmmakers Susan Scott and Bonné de Bod have scooped multiple awards at an international festival for their latest enchanting film, Kingdoms...
Honeymoon Couple Rescued in Beetle with Lions 2 Metres Away, in Kgalagadi

Honeymoon Couple Rescued in Beetle with Lions 2 Metres Away, in Kgalagadi

A romantic honeymoon in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in the Kalahari, South Africa, nearly turned into a heart-stopping disaster when the newly wed couple's gorgeous...
SA Expat guardianship nephew niece the Netherlands

SA Expat on a Mission to Provide Loving Home for Late Sister’s Children

A South African expat living in The Netherlands is on a mission to gain legal guardianship of her late sister's children. The two young...
cows on beach Wild Coast South Africa

WATCH Mesmerising Video of Beach-Loving Cows on the Wild Coast, South Africa

The first time I took a British friend to the Wild Coast she fell asleep in the back of our 4x4 and woke up...
Ryan Stramrood celebrating after his record-breaking False Bay Crossing.

SA Swimmer Breaks World Record for 33km False Bay Crossing

Cape Town extreme open water swimmer and motivational speaker Ryan Stramrood (46) has broken a World Record for a False Bay Crossing, completing the...
Lions Dead Poisoning Uganda

Six Lions Killed for Body Parts in Uganda. 8 Vultures Also Poisoned

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Six lions have been killed in Uganda by suspected poisoning. The Uganda Wildlife Authority said in a statement that it is...
Female pilots - Captain Semedo and Captain Funmilayo. Photo: Captain Semedo

All Female Crew Flying High in Africa’s Sky

An all-female crew took to the African skies yesterday, and celebrated by posting a couple of photos to Facebook page, Women in Aviation. Captain Denise...

WATCH Dramatic Moment Kruger National Park River Floods Rapidly

A family from Hoedspruit have captured the amazing moment that a Kruger National Park river, in South Africa, went from being a dried-up river...