I was disappointed. The first trip out on the swamp I didn't get a good sighting of a shoebill, but I hadn't minded then. This was the second trip, and for some reason it felt more of a lack this time. In truth, as much as I enjoy a boat ride and like supporting community … Continue reading Ant

Dwarf mongoose

I was carrying surveying poles and walking with tired, heavy feet, hardly a subtle figure. Yet the mongoose family didn't see me standing there. Maybe I looked like a tree, or the wind was in my favour, or maybe the grubbing was just too good, either way, they came closer and closer, oblivious. Every moment … Continue reading Dwarf mongoose