Monday, 28 May 2012

The Elephant, the Volkswagen and a Lesson in Manners…


Elephant vs. Volkswagen in His Own Garden


Ahhhh, beautiful morning! Hmmm… Just have a quiet stroll down the road; see how the Mopani is coming along… 

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Thursday, 24 May 2012

Animals Missing in Africa 3…The Aardwolf


My first encounter with an aardwolf happened at dusk on a lonely stretch of Cape road.  The animal was crossing the main highway and in the half-light, I wasn’t sure what I had seen.  In all the years we have spent in aardwolf country, this was a first... 


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Aardwolf


Friday, 18 May 2012

African Folktales...How the Leopard Got His Spots.

One day, Hyena, for no real reason other than his natural bad temper, put Tortoise up into the fork of a tall tree, where he could not get down. The leopard passed...

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A Leopard With Spots


 
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Sunday, 13 May 2012

To Mothers Everywhere...With Love from Africa


For Mothers (and families) all over; some awwww pictures of typical African mothers.

Giraff-With-Day-Old-Baby
Brand New
A mother's heart is a patchwork of love.  ~ Anon

African-Leopard-With-Cub
Spot the Cub
You can fool some of the people some of the time, but you can't fool mom. 
                                                  ~ Anon

Zebra-and-Baby-Foal-Waterhole
Awww, Mom, Come on... Pleeeeeze
God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers.  ~ Jewish Proverb

African-Rhino-and-Baby
Hey Mom!  Those Peepilz is Watching Us...
All mothers are working mothers.  ~ Anon

Warthog-Lying-With-Babies-In-The-Shade
Nap Time
The mother of boys, works son-up to son-down.  ~ Anon

African-Elephant-Baby-Twins

Baby Elephant Walk


A man's work is from sun to sun, but a mother's work is never done.  ~ Anon

Striped-Hyena-With-Baby-Cub
Hey Mom! What's That?
Even a beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother.  ~ Moorish Proverb  

African-Lioness-With-Baby-Cub
Psst Mom...They're Watching...Stop Already!
 
Mother is a verb, not a noun.  ~ Proverb



Happy Mother's Day - with love from CJ 



Monday, 7 May 2012

Traditional African Recipes - Ntomo Krakro


We have been chained to our computers, working on the new website, Wildmoz, set to launch soon. I’ll put the link up on the right in the next few days and you’ll be able to sign-up for notification when we go live! Posting here is going to be sporadic for a while but there are folktales, interesting animals, new adventures, bush stories and much more, coming up...

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Cooking for a Crowd

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Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Five Bullets and a Night to Forget… A True Story


Birds outside the window cheeped and scolded each other.  Their twittering chatter made sleep impossible, as did smells of camp coffee drifting down from the *boma on the warm morning air.  The sleeping camp was waking up as the vocal bush greetings intensified. We gathered, rumpled, from bed and bungalow, and collected in the boma to wait for breakfast and the rising sun…

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Bungalow in Camp
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