Category Archives: love

Jamie Oliver triumphs at Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge; true wilderness on the edge of serenity, Christmas 2018

Jamie Oliver triumphs at Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge!! We wait on the edge of true wilderness, Gonarezhou, for life giving rains that will fill our Save River, as in this photo from last year.. Meanwhile, we wish we had had … Continue reading

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Gogo Olive Animals adorn my wire baobab Christmas Tree; Fierce Hunters adorn my mantelpiece and Hearth!

My beloved Wire Baobab Christmas Tree is made by local craftsmen, and I use it every year in my African bush house, standing in front of our huge fireplace…​​ This year I have used extra special Gogo Olive knitted animals…. … Continue reading

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sweet/bitter: senuko seasons past and yet to come

Watch out! Many gorgeous flowers such as my Adenium swazicum, harbour a resident crab spider, cute but deadly…(if you are the size of a fly)… Bitter Sweet reminisces… Our year past, 2017, at our bush house, Tsavene, has been one … Continue reading

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Allure of the Seas has claimed Kelli and Anton- they have left Africa to sail The Carribean…

Kelli and Anton have joined Allure of the Seas, gone from African shores for the next nine months. Allure of the Seas has just been named Best Cruise Ship by Travel Weekly readers for the second year in the row. … Continue reading

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Hawaai to Alaska- Sand to Forest: Totem Poles and 4 x 4 Adventure in Bear Territory!

All change….for Fiancees, Kelli and Anton…who sail different oceans… Anton has tranferred from his original ship, which he dearly loved … Independence of the Seas…. to The Norwegian Getaway ship, based out of exciting Miami, still cruising the exquisite beaches … Continue reading

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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY, Painted Wolves, red wine and happiness to you all…

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! -nothing better than to share a bottle of Painted Wolf Wine…especially since drinking this excellent wine fully supports real conservation for endangered species…   Pictus I is such a wine, read the story in this link… and read more … Continue reading

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“Catch of the Day”- by photographer Tom Mangelsen-Saving Wild Blog Feed –

I follow Lori Robinson”s excellent blog, Saving Wild. “Catch of the Day”, a photograph by Tom Mangelsen, is one of the most widely circulated and published wildlife photographs in history. To me, this amazing photo encapsulates the sheer patience and tenacity of … Continue reading

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