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Roaring Lions and Pregnant Bellies

Monday, 25 Sep 2006 | Views [2393] | Comments [2]

As I write this I can hear the hippos harrumphing like so many old gentlemen in their London club, I can see the vervet monkeys doing acrobatics in the trees, and a beautiful spotted bush buck shyly emerges from the dried Africa grass. Now, here is Donald ... Read more >

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Farewell leotard

Wednesday, 26 Jul 2006 | Views [1040] | Comments [4]

At the begining of time the Tsodilo hills rose like an island materialsing from the lake.  The lake receded but the hills are still an island in the vast thorn treed flatness of Botswana. Sacred to the San for over 10.000 years the rock paintings, sometimes ... Read more >

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Rhinos with Frostbite

Wednesday, 5 Jul 2006 | Views [1062] | Comments [2]

Today we are recovering from a disco competition we organised for 200 odd kids, more dangerous than any herd of buffalo. Our days here are sadly coming to a close. It has been very special to be welcomed into the lives of this big warm family, an experience ... Read more >

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Knitting in the Jungle

Saturday, 24 Jun 2006 | Views [947] | Comments [4]

            Joe of the Jungle has been mistakenly elected to be male representative on the Village knitting team, to enter a sponsored   knit run by the local womens institute (CWA), in aid of SOS Village. Concerned for his macho image, and grumbling ... Read more >

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Two human frisbees

Sunday, 18 Jun 2006 | Views [876] | Comments [3]

On the banks of the grey, green, greasy, Limpopo River, beloved, that self same river where the elephant child got his trunk, Kipling could have written a sequel about How Joe and Jane of the Jungle became 2 large human Frisbees after being ... Read more >

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Gallery: jungle pics

Friday, 9 Jun 2006 | Photo Gallery

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At the orphanage

Friday, 9 Jun 2006 | Views [2334] | Comments [9]

SOS Childrens Village Francistown At last we have our website going! It has beeen taking us ½ hour to open one e mail! We have now been here 3 weeks, living in SOS Francistown. The SOS villages are the inspiration of a Dane and are now all over ... Read more >

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practice only

Tuesday, 30 May 2006 | Views [761] | Comments [11]

Your intrepid travellers ventured from the safety of the orphanage on their first camping trip. We camped at a Bird sanctuary by the salt pans. The tent we have borrowed seemed flimsy and insubstantial compared to the lions elephants and dinasaurs ... Read more >

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