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Lesley Startin – The Horse Whisperer

Lesley Startin – The Horse Whisperer

The mystery behind animal communication. "There’s so much to animal communication. Nobody ever knows everything, it’s a continual learning curve. It’s something that I think everybody has to find their own way into. People can put you on the road, but you got to find your own way down it."

Masood Husain – The Gin Master

Masood Husain – The Gin Master

Klein Karoo gin master. “Gin brought out my love of talking to people, believe it or not. I am shy, but this, hiding behind a tray of gin, allows me to take the shyness out. But also, I like meeting people. This gives me the opportunity to do that. This gives me the opportunity to show my hobby, which is gin."

Chris Mercer – The Lion Heart

Chris Mercer – The Lion Heart

Campaigning for lion rights. “When I started, we were saying things like ‘Lion farming has no conservation value, it will stimulate illegal trade and poaching’. We were regarded as the lunatic fringe. Now, what we were saying has become mainstream. Everybody’s saying it."

Deidre Christofoli – The Gypsy

Deidre Christofoli – The Gypsy

Gipsy heritage on Route 62. “I don’t really know where this interest in collectables came from. I can show you a picture of the shop my father owned in the Free State. My mother was a Romany gipsy and I think that tinker-tailor characteristic kind of carried over, it’s in our blood. There was a circus troupe that came over from Italy, and at birth, she was dumped by these gipsies. Some guy found her in a bin and handed her over to the social welfare worker, who was my gran."