Category Archives: taste

Beauty specialist on a South Sea Cruise: Humpback Whales, Dance and turquoise waters…

Kelli, my Zimbabwean African child,  is sailing as a Beauty Specialist on a South Sea Cruise from San Diego to Hawai’i and Tahiti this month…     This is one of her orchid photos from the Hawai’i Botanical Gardens… What … 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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Crossandra flowers and tilapia fillets; old “churhi” and Blue waxbill grass…

At Chilo Gorge every day brings new beauty, such as this gorgeous Crossandra framed by what I call ‘blue waxbill grass’– I have called it that because I did not know the latin name, but do know that the Blue … Continue reading

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Hyenas and Owl at Sunrise, Baobab pulp for breakfast;Tiepolo sky, Moths and Mango at Sunset……

Sunrise brings a watery radiance, the promise of rain, as two hyenas chat to each other in subdued voices across the Save River and as I relax with coffee, in the chair on my veranda at Chilo, a young owl flies off … Continue reading

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Kelli cruises the world with Vincent Van Gogh, Tequila, Worms and Grasshoppers..

Kelli Barker from Zimbabwe, Africa is cruising the world on the Holland America ship, ms. Statendam- having joined Steiner Leisure as a Health and Beauty therapist! Anton Milner has joined Steiner, working as an International Fitness Professional, on the Royal … Continue reading

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Bees and malaria; Honey gatherers and baobabs….

Honey Gatherers and bees have been much on my mind… when we walk through the sand forest near to Mahenye village I photograph the pegs and ancient pegs marks on a baobab trunk… and the giant land snail who has … Continue reading

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Hello Kitty Now Has An Organic Farm – we love Hello Kitty!

If this is what it takes to persuade people to grow their own healthy food, I’m all for it. Gardens are special places, and anyway I love Hello Kitty…….! …..as do my grandchildren Jade and Rayne, here made up as … Continue reading

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