Greater, Lesser Bushbabies

Greater, Lesser Bushbabies

Bigger Better or Not?     Huge differences but family Visitors to the Lowveld bushveld are often enchanted to meet one of our most endearing residents, the lesser bushbaby (Galago moholi). What’s not to love? This adorable little bundle of fur, with huge ears and enormous eyes, is easily enticed out of the shadows with […]

The Greater Kudu

The Greater Kudu

Yes, There is Also a Lesser Kudu     The majestic greater kudu The Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros), a graceful woodland antelope found all over eastern and southern Africa is one of the most majestic animals to shares our particular patch of bush. The other species commonly known as kudu– the lesser kudu (Tragelaphus imberbis) […]

An Elephant Painting

An Elephant Painting

An Elephant Called Dignity     Does the colour make a difference? I was recently asked what had happened to my art work. Yes, I am still painting, although I am involved in a new project that we will reveal soon, involving watercolour art. I am forced to use this medium because of the nature […]

30 African Proverbs

30 African Proverbs

Africa Ever the Proverb     A proverb a day for November No magazine would be worth its salt without a proverb. We all know proverbs, those simple and solid sayings that express the basic truths of common sense. When these truisms are explaining a basic rule of conduct, they are known as maxims. The […]

The Treasures of Timbuktu

The Treasures of Timbuktu

The Desert City of Timbuktu     The well that founded a desert city. We are going from here to Timbuktu, used to mean “from here to nowhere”. Ever heard of Timbuktu? The real one that is, home to the Timbuktu university, which is today a world heritage site. Go figure. Well now, here comes […]

Sable Repair In Paradise

Sable Repair In Paradise

Sable Sanctuary     That which is not perfect, must be fixed. With wildlife, it’s a case of – when the vet’s near, things go well. The rest you know. In our case, we have a group of prize sable in a holding camp, waiting to be released into the reserve as soon as they […]

Bushveld Wagons and Gold

Bushveld Wagons and Gold

Also Dogs and Wagons     Opportunities for Africa Africa’s Lowveld, Bushveld, located between the Mpumalanga side of the Drakensberg Mountains and Mozambique, is part of a immense subtropical region of savanna that stretches north through Zimbabwe and Zambia as far as Central Africa. Long before the formation of the Kruger Park, the Lowveld was […]

Hidden Mozambique

Hidden Mozambique

A Country Lost In Time.     Discover Mozambique’s hidden treasure. This unseen gem in Southeast Africa is encircled by six of southern Africa’s most diverse and iconic countries. Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe Swaziland and South Africa, border Mozambique in the north, northwest and southwest. On the east, the Indian Ocean washes at the edges […]

Flowering Bushveld

Flowering Bushveld

They Come in Many Colors     The Camera; a Flower’s Best Friend The first tentative rains came last night. The timing is right – mid September – now they need to keep coming regularly. While the plight of the wildlife in a drought is well documented, the decimation of the flowering bushveld is a […]

African Vendors

African Vendors

Free Trade; The Way It Used To Be     On the road to Mozambique. Have you got Mozambique on your mind? Then this is a must for you? Africa; a continent that hums and buzzes and crackles with energy! Nowhere is this mojo better demonstrated than when you’re on the road. In the hypnotic […]

San Bushman Rock Paintings

San Bushman Rock Paintings

Have Ochre Will Paint     A Higher Social Order Than Most When any people communicate their aspirations, it shows a mind and spirit of a higher order. People come and go without saying or leaving anything for their descendants in personal art or writings.     This subject usually raises the question, “what were […]

Kruger Starvation

Kruger Starvation

Remove to Replenish     It’s a killing field. Here at Wildmoz bush camp, each day brings us closer to rain but when it will come is anyone’s guess. It is not Wildmoz’s policy to show animals suffering, so please imagine the situation for yourself. Southern Africa is withering under a cataclysmic drought; here they […]

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