Monthly Archives: February 2013

A Story of Survival against the odds……………..

Eclipse was a young wild dog within our Mambira Pack on Senuko, whom I got to know personally, naming her so because of a beautiful full-moon, eclipse-shaped mark on her left side….. At the beginning of this year, 2013, I … Continue reading

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Stripe-bellied Sand Snake makes a meal of an unfortunate Foam Nest Frog

John and Nadine’s little daughter Kiera, who lives with them at Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge, is endlessly entranced by all moving creatures, and has a favourite Sand Snake that she sees regularly when she potters around with the Chilo gardeners……. … Continue reading

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Machangana Culture

Visit my page: Machangana Culture. what an inspiring community the Machangana, (Shangaan ) people are…..thoroughly embracing modern technology and a competitive world, yet they embrace and respect cultural and family tradition as well…

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The view from our Tsavene bush house……

. What a view-makes all hardships bearable, in these uncertain times for our bush house at senuko in the Save Valley Conservancy……Zimbabwe Save Valley Conservancy

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Indian Chole

Indian Chole. read this great blog…. lovely blog and I am going to cook those chickpeas-here in Zimbabwe, Africa I have no crockpot since mine blew up-will put the chickpeas on a slow mopani coal fire in a cast iron … Continue reading

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This post is on how to be an asshole about the glass you’re drinking out of even when you don’t quite yet know how to be an asshole about what is in it.  There must have…

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My Birthday with Painted Wolf Wine and family

What a lovely week I have had….celebrating another birthday with dear family at my Harare house…   Whee ha! I was not cooking-so nice to be treated……we had barbecued Chicken Kebabs, cooked by Clive – grilled to perfection over Mopani … Continue reading

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