Tag Archives: holidays

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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Lemon sunrise, a bush walk, crocodiles and spinetails at Chilo Gorge Camp:  14 th of April

After a peaceful night, listening to the sonorous  hummimg of a giant eagle owl in the riverine trees downstream from our tents, and staring happily at the myriad stars through the high mesh windows of my tent, I sit writing … Continue reading

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Christmas day and Wild dogs….

Woke up early Christmas morning and sat on our verandah, listening to the Woodland kingfishers. Suddenly there they were, 11 wild dogs trotting rapidly towards our waterhole, staring cautiously up at us as we sat, breathless, coffee cups poised. Relaxing, … Continue reading

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