The Harping Hippo

It’s winter in the bush. The nights and mornings are fresh – perfect for ‘kuiering’ around a fire under the

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Bitter and Twisted – A Lesson in Energy

In Kruger Park, not too far beyond the Vurhami Bridge, you’ll find an unusual tree on the left side of

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New Years Dreams

New Year Dreams. Strictly speaking, they are likely dreams from last year that didn’t come true – yet. Last year

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The Loyalty of A Buffalo

The initial sighting seemed to be a medium-sized herd of buffalo. They were on the opposite side of the Sabie

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Lessons From a Butterfly – Part 1

My family and friends know I love butterflies. But few people know their significance in my life. After the death

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Racism and Prejudice Do Not Define The Rainbow Nation

In the prevailing tidal wave of ugly racism and prejudice around the world, hate is becoming acceptable. Destructive anger is

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Legendary Stories and A Sublime Safari

Legendary stories all have their roots somewhere. I have never really given their origins too much thought and being an

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Difficulties of a Dung Beetle

On Monday morning I was hanging the washing out when I noticed a Dung Beetle going about his daily business. 

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Seeing the Rainbow in the Storm

I am an African.  Born of the South African soil, I am unequivocally, unashamedly, African.  I rejoice in this –

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Is Your Posture Preparing You For a New Journey?

One of my favorite pleasures in my new life in Marloth Park is riding my bike along the dusty banks

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