Michael Boyd is a peripheral member of the Angama Mara family. Mike has worked at various film festivals, including Telluride and Sundance, and in the acquisitions department at Dogwoof Pictures. He is the former director of the Cambridge African Film Festival and Communications Manager for Take One, the official review publication for the Cambridge Film Festival, where he worked for seven years before returning home to Africa to teach high school English at Lebone II. Most recently, Mike has assisted the Angama Mara team in curating our DVD library of over 100 African films – from hard hitting African documentaries to The Lion King and everything in between.
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It’s a Question of Coffee25 February 2020With the full knowledge that he probably wouldn’t sleep for a week, Mike took one for this blog and sought out the secretive nuances of the perfect cup of coffee during a recent visit to Africa’s coffee capital, KigaliByMichael Boyd
Atticus, Angama’s Agama23 July 2019Never has so tiny a creature given safari guests so much delight. We named him after Atticus Finch, the brave hero of one of our best loved novels, To Kill a Mockingbird. And anyway, it fits so well with agama, don’t you agree? Mike’s lovely words and Adam’s delightful images and video (not to be missed under any circumstances) will bring joy to your dayByMichael Boyd
The Green City in the Sun17 October 2017From moments with the late Ernest Hemmingway, Queen Elizabeth and Charles Henry Ryall to exploring the city’s tallest buildings and famous hotels, we explore the history, the people and the sites of urban NairobiByMichael Boyd
Remember To Look Back7 March 2017Mike promised to take our readers up Mt Kenya and this delightful account of his mountain adventure will leave you longing for thin air and those big views...ByMichael Boyd