Posts by Tom
With summer now in full swing, many of us have planned beach holidays for the family. Bluebottles and jellyfish are two sea creatures that could put a damper on our kids’ holidays. But knowing how to recognise, avoid and treat their stings will go a long way to avoiding tears! Tom van der Zee, author of Stings, Bites, Poisons and Spikes, gives a little advice from the book.
South Africa's only deadly spider
Tom van der Zee, author of Stings, Bites, Poisons and Spikes, discusses some amazing spiders from other parts of the world, and then how to recognise, avoid and treat the bite of South Africa’s only deadly spider.
Take the sting out of spring
With spring in the air, our kids will soon be shaking off their winter clothes and heading outdoors! Tom Van der Zee, author of Stings, Bites, Poisons and Spikes, talks to us about bees and wasps and gives a few pointers from the book.