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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The Problem with Prejudice

A rat moved into our ceiling and discovered there wasn’t much on the menu. So, it ate what there was

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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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A Warthog in Paradise

This morning our little paradise lost a young warthog. Two weeks ago he first showed up in our garden with

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Book Review of “Her Name is Missy”.

Her Name is Missy By Gail Gillespie-Fox, with Graham Spence Published December 2016 First Edition 261 Pages Available on Amazon.com

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Birds of a Feather May Flock Together…

There is an old adage that ‘birds of a feather always flock together’. Since I have lived in the bush,

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Giraffe Conversations on Dusty Roads

Most afternoons, my friend Gail and I walk along the dusty roads and perimeter fences of this heavenly place we

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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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All That Glitters is Not Mongoose Food

A family of about 20 mongooses visit us once or twice a week.  They stole my heart from the very

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