Paradise lost?

Who doesn’t dream of a few weeks escape to a tropical island paradise like the Maldives? I know I certainly do. So I couldn’t wait to watch Indian Ocean with Simon Reeve on BBC Two last weekend. It was the fourth installment of what has so far proved to be an excellent six-part series (I can’t wait for the final two episodes).

What has so captivated me about this show is not simply the stunning scenery. Rather, while Reeve allows you to marvel at the beauty of the places he visits, he also takes you to the heart of the communities living there.

In doing so, he highlights some of the more uncomfortable, darker sides of these places, as well as the positives – and, thankfully, he does so with the right balance of passion and journalistic endeavor to keep you entertained and engrossed rather than irritated and thus reaching for the remote control.

From the environmental perspective, his trip to the Maldives was mind-blowing… read more here

About Gail Shameza Rajgor

Gail Rajgor is a business journalist and editor specialising in global energy and environment issues. Her current clients include Energy Demand (Editor) and Renewable Energy Focus (Editorial Consultant and Renewables Analyst). With a career spanning the last 20 years, previous positions include Managing Editor of Renewable Energy Focus and Senior Editor of Windpower Monthly, while her freelance clients have included Renews, PV Insider, Wind Energy Update, and Tidal Today alongside general business magazines including Risk Specialist and Director. She has also produced her own magazine, Sustainable Energy Developments, in the past. Today, in addition to her freelance editorial roles, Gail is also a professional photographer running her own company Rage With A Smile Photography.
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