Monthly Archives: May 2013

Mahenye dancers practice for the Harare Carnival

We drive into a family compound in the Mahenye village to watch two dance teams display their prowess, before they head off to the Harare Carnival…The painted huts are a delight….I am always struck by the beauty and intensity of … Continue reading

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Essence of African Wild Dog art exhibition……

Look at some of the fantastic paintings and photographs that are going to be part of the “Essence of African Wild Dog” art exhibition at the Taste of Africa event on 29th June at the Mukuvisi Woodlands……hosted by Painted Wolf … Continue reading

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Sketching on the deck at Chilo Gorge…….

. Sketching on the deck at Chilo Gorge……. As I drift in my thoughts, sketching an African wild dog in preparation for a larger painting, I become aware of splashing in the Save river far below me. Hippos, I guess- … Continue reading

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Winter colours at our bush house

The yellow leaves of Kirkia africana zing against the washed cobalt winter sky

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