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Miombo Woodlands inspire colour and drama….

Our unique Miombo Woodlands inspire my art at this time of year as we head into our Zimbabwean spring colours… Msasa leaves will soon burst forth in all the deep warm tones of a Northern hemisphere fall! Interspersed with splashes … Continue reading

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Of Elephants and Water, Wild Dogs and Birding….

Of Elephants and Water, Wild Dogs and Birding…. May 20th, 2016 We have just spent four intense days at Tsavene… our beautiful but neglected Senuko bush house. Waves and waves of buffalo coming to our muddy Tsavene waterhole, and then … Continue reading

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Theatre Dinner at Chilo Gorge Lodge, hyena chorus and lion opera……

14th January: A return to Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge for meetings, good company and plans for the future, finds us all sitting on the wooden deck overlooking the wilderness of the Gonarezhou National Park opposite us, enjoying a dinner under … 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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Moonset and leopard calling at Chilo Gorge ….24th July

I sit on the deck at Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge, fresh brewed coffee in hand, and watch the sky brightening as the sun rises behind me over the Save River and the moon sinks in the west. It was full … Continue reading

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For the Birds « 23thorns

  Check out this fabulous blog, entertaining and really cool information on birds-  For the Birds « 23thorns. “Birders” can be twitchers-scary and crazily, totally obsessed with their hobby, but bird-watching is a different passion altogether….

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