ORYX MAGAZINE IT’S HARD NOT TO FEEL OVERWHELMED WHEN FIRST ENTERING THE RAINFOREST. This secretive, primeval world, with its dark, brooding vegetation wreathed in tendrils of mist, is alive with incessant insect chatter and shrill birdsong. Continue reading
THE TELEGRAPH Nick Maes was left with damaged hearing from medication – he now takes alternative measures in the tropics. Continue reading
DAILY MAIL Earlier this month, Dr William Lloyd Bassett, a Shropshire GP, was hauled in front of a disciplinary panel at the General Medical Council. It was alleged that he’d deliberately hastened the death of a terminally-ill man by giving him a huge dose of morphine. The case made headlines across the country, and prompted debate about the fine and treacherous line between aiding a patient in distress and hastening death. Continue reading
DAILY MAIL Dying at home – rather than in a hospital – is something many of us say we would prefer, according to a recent YouGov survey. But although the Government has said it will try to make it easier, it’s still an option denied to many people. Here, in a moving and ultimately uplifting account, writer NICK MAES describes his mother Marjorie’s death, and why it was so important for her whole family that it happened in the place she loved best… Continue reading
DAILY MAIL As a travel writer and broadcaster, going to malarial countries is part of my business. Over the years, I’ve been to many – Uganda’s rainforests, the islands around Zanzibar, India and South Africa are just a few.
SUNDAY TIMES Thomas Cholmondeley, son of lord and Lady Delamere is facing a second murder trail after another violent death on his estate. Nick Maes, who spent time with him on his farm, unravels the disturbing background to a case that has captivated Kenya. Continue reading
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