Category Archives: love

Hogmanay and elephants! Scottish roots of Auld Lang Syne and tradition reach worldwide- I have joined the World Wide Ceilidh –

Such fun, wonderful festive season feasts, elephants galore, rain  and happy guests…. this is the early morning view downriver from Room 5 at Chilo Gorge – a lone bull elephant crossing the Save River through gentle rain, in front of Mahenye … Continue reading

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The Pallet Wood Christmas Tree and the Art Studio re-invented…..

At last! After the house fire,  my Art studio (214 Brooke Drive in Borrowdale Brooke Estate) is repainted, the Living area rebuilt, and paintings are hanging again for viewing! The garden has recovered from the invasion of builders and  under Dad’s … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Freestate

  (88) Freestate. Freestate A short film by Martha Ferguson A Woman and her Driver have a special bond until a shattering event forces them to redefine their relationship. The film takes place in Southern Africa. Martha is a Canadian … Continue reading

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Arthur Barrie 80th birthday 30th April 2011

Since Dad’s 80th birthday, time has flown so fast that it seems as if it was just yesterday that we gathered at 214 Brooke Drive, to give dad a huge surprise… and to celebrate his special day with him. Dad … Continue reading

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Slow cooked “Duck Afrique ” in the African bush……….

“Roast Duck Afrique” Rules of procurement: Buy green peppers, onions and oranges from the local market ladies, who need to send their children to school. These sun-ripened vegetables taste much better than supermarket varities anyway…… Grow every kind of chilli … Continue reading

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