Pallet Workshop Table: How To

Pallet Workshop Table: How To

Pallet Workshop Table     In the Beginning Your pallet workshop table all starts out with reclaimed wood, pallet wood in fact. Now you may think it’s more work than it’s worth. And the part that makes it not worth the effort is getting out the nails. I know, in getting out the nails, you […]

Zimbabwe Gives Away Black Rhino

Zimbabwe Gives Away Black Rhino

Anyone For Black Rhino… Free     More Black Rhino on the Move This week in the news. This time it’s for Chief’s Island in the Okavango Delta of Northern Botswana. Some, in fact 8 – and I hope happy – rhino have been delivered to the Island for safe keeping as it were. A […]

Hippos Wild and Dangerous

Hippos Wild and Dangerous

Hippos, Wild, But Not Woolly     Hippopotamus amphibius Not everyone has neighbors who spend their evenings loudly moaning, complaining and indulging in noisy romantic pursuits all night long. And no, we haven’t moved into a cheap hotel in a frontier town. And since these neighbors are weighing in at three tons, we’re not going […]

Impala Baby: Newborn Secrets

Impala Baby: Newborn Secrets

Impala Baby Mystery   Mother and Impala Baby in Greener Pastures   Impala… Shy… Humble… Yet Ever Present If the impala mother had to write this story, I wonder what her “take” would have been? Below is my “take” on these interesting series of events that I thought worthy for our website and you, our […]

Jeep: 20th Century and Beyond

Jeep: 20th Century and Beyond

Jeep: The Ultimate Man’s 4×4     Jeep: As Known By Real Men and Explorers There are stats and some experiences with Jeep. You didn’t think I was going to write about luxury, air-con 4×4 travel, did you? Ok, good. When we say Jeep, we mean real ‘can-do’ bundu bashing Jeep, as in the ¼ ton […]

African Talking Drum Secerets

African Talking Drum Secerets

Africa’s Musical Message Drums     Talking Drums Have Rhythm As a young boy in the bush, I had a Shangaan friend who was 5 years older than I. It stands to reason; he became my Bushveld tutor, who also introduced me to African musical instruments. One day, he trotted out a homemade guitar with […]

Sable Was Discovered in 1838

Sable Was Discovered in 1838

Sable, Respected Powerful Antelope     Sable Antelope and Their Story by Cornwallis Harris The Sable antelope (Hippotragus niger) was discovered in the Magaliesberg mountains on 13th December 1836, by non-other than the famous early African conservationist, artist and explorer Sir William Cornwallis Harris. Harris was born in Kent England on 2nd April 1807 and […]

LandCruiser Built For Bush Life

LandCruiser Built For Bush Life

Land Cruiser is a Legend in Africa     Made for Comfort and an Easy Ride Say “Land Cruiser” and everyone knows it’s a Toyota 4×4. A short story, but a very easy one to understand, if you know what you’re looking at. This is about a specific Land Cruiser and the way it was […]

African Wildlife: The Big Five

African Wildlife: The Big Five

 Some of Africa’s Big Five Facts     Did You Know – Leopard Did you know that leopards have unusually long whiskers? This is a useful feature for an animal who hunts in the darkness and allows it to determine if a gap is big enough to fit through. The long stiff hairs growing around […]

Bushveld Wildlife Fauna - Flora

Bushveld Wildlife Fauna – Flora

Bushveld Wildlife     Sorting through the latest photos, we found a hodge-podge of pics…Sometimes there aren’t enough for a whole story. Sometimes the subject leave too soon or the images aren’t clear enough. Then there are the times (often) when that quick coffee on the patio turns into a major photo op… And the […]

Sundowner: African Lion Art Oil

Sundowner: African Lion Art Oil

“Sundowner” – Portrait of a Kalahari Lion     African Lion Art From the press release.Oils on canvas – mounted on board, measuring 510 x 690 mm (20 in x 27 in) – unframed. “Sundowner” Set in an African sunset. Lion Portrait in Oils by Moz. “Sundowner” is available as limited edition prints on canvas, […]

Shy Retiring: Little Steenbok

Shy Retiring: Little Steenbok

After the Big Five     Not so Big, not so Glamorous From armor-plated pangolin to dainty steenbok, nature always serves up surprises… There’s so much more than just the big glamorous animals. While international causes like the black rhino bring attention to the plight of wildlife in our modern world, the park is home to […]

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