Monthly Archives: December 2013

Cinderella pantomime and pasta with roasted cherry tomato salsa…

Why does Buttons look so worried? And have you ever seen an uglier pair of ugly sisters? We are off to the Zimbabwean Reps production of Cinderella pantomime tonight..accompanied by the grand babies from the bush, who love dressing up … Continue reading

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Swimming in mud brown water….

10th December: We get to bed after 11 pm tonight, so much to talk about after Clive’s weary return from the meeting at Hakamela… The little girls came to Tsavene this afternoon and Jade swam for hours in the beige-brown … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Rain..

The lions have moved overnight to a far distant Kopjie, calling faintly as we awake this morning and brew a cup of La Lucie coffee. Natasha Anderson, of the Lowveld Rhino Trust, has stayed the night and shares the early … Continue reading

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Cat dreams….

A night of restless imaginings and shallow dreams, sleep punctuated by the approaching roar of lions. The very ones we listened to late yesterday afternoon as we sat watching the sun sink pink, and then, out under the clouded stars, … Continue reading

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Dogs galore……

Wild dogs! On his way to an early morning meeting in Chiredzi, Clive has spotted 8 wild dogs on Hammond, and managed to get vague photographs, vague but clear enough for me to establish that at least one of the … Continue reading

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Frogs, mud and Grandbabies, Christmas tree and baobab tree…..

Back again at last, to Senuko in the Lowveld, where I find my summer flowering Sabi Stars in full bloom… Clive prepares stir fry lunch – chili noodles with chillies fresh from our garden… I make a white bean pate, … Continue reading

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Make up art and Wild dog art….

While in Harare, Clive attends numerous interesting meetings with Ministery of Environment. Kelli is busy with her Make Up artistry as the festive season before Christmas gets into gear, and she creates a beautiful 21st Birthday Make Up for her … Continue reading

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