The Shire fisherman; how to keep crocodiles away

With two feet apart, firmly anchored on either side of the old leaky ‘dug out’, Sale stands quietly – casting his net into the depths of darkness. Alone and drifting down the Shire… Continue reading

Spotting Springbok in Etosha Salt Pan

We rolled into the park, armed with binoculars, camera’s and chips to keep the kids quiet! Within 100 metres of entering Etosha Park, there seemed to be a steady flow of elephants, zebra… Continue reading

Slow down, you’re moving too fast!

I thought life in the Shire Valley would simply be an extension of my days in Mozambique! I thought I’d potter around with endless time, taking photos and writing posts upon posts of… Continue reading

Camping with snowsuits in Namibia

We just winged it! It’s probably not the best way to approach a holiday in the desert with a 4 and 6 year old and during the peak tourism season. But that’s how… Continue reading

Mwabvi Where?

Well of course you’d choose to go the lake!  We all do and it’s well worth it! .But it’s the big, well reputed locations that sometimes hog all of the limelight when in… Continue reading

The Real Life; Blood, Sweat and Homeschooling!

‘Definitely a couple of daisies to the left. A rose bush maybe in the centre and a blue butterfly bush to the right, to balance the colours. A Hibiscus too – where will… Continue reading

What makes a beach holiday perfect?

After almost a year, we went back to Mozambique – the country we lived in for over 7 years. I cant deny it, but DAMN, it was good! As we crossed the border,… Continue reading

Two world’s collide.

It was already 6 pm, we were late. We were racing down the sandy track and were anxious to set up camp as quickly as possible. Kids were yelling for dinner and an… Continue reading

I dreamed of the lake…

I thought I’d miss the ocean living in a landlocked country, but it seems the lake is just fine! With an endless stream of activity, my eyes are glued to the shoreline and… Continue reading