Category Archives: Musings

I am alive

Hi there faithful long neglected readers 🙂 I thought that I should drop you a line to let you know that I am still alive. I do realise I left you in “deepest darkest Africa” in my last blog where … Continue reading

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The stripey one – zebras

I read a lovely book recently about the adventures of a safari guide (Whatever you do don’t run). In it he describes guests trying to take photos of zebras. He describes zebras as “notorious bum flashers”. The bottom line with … Continue reading

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Impala vs Lioness

Our first day on safari was almost over. It had been an absolute cracker! We had seen some awesome animals as we were tripping all over the Maasai Mara, and seen a wildebeest crossing, and I had had my amazing Mohican experience. … Continue reading

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Lions

I want to start this with an apology. I realise it has been a little while since I last reached out and wrote a blog. Life has been a little challenging of late. We are no longer on the road … Continue reading

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The great migration

A girlfriend of mine commented that she thought it was awesome that I had had such a great time in Southern Africa. I smiled and told her “Ummm, it was actually Kenya” and she replied with an exited “yeah, so … Continue reading

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An introduction to safari life on the Mara – luxury!!!

Our ultimate organiser (Julie) had picked out 3 areas of Kenya to travel to, the Maasai Mara National Park for the great wildebeest (gnu) migration, Laikipia conservancy where the African Wild Dogs are to be found and Amboseli National Park … Continue reading

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On safari

For the last few weeks I have been out of communication range, away from the high tech world that we consider such a part of our regular daily life, away from the internet! And it has been marvellous. Not only … Continue reading

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Vietnamese weird food

For those that don’t know my eating habits I am not unreasonable with my eating but by the same token I am not super adventurous. Dave is the one who will order things with no idea what is in it … Continue reading

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Mekong Delta

Can Tho is a mid sized trading town in the delta of the mighty Mekong river and was one of our little side trips out of Ho Chi Minh City. It is only about 4 hours by bus and the … Continue reading

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Why I blog…

A while ago I got a comment on one of the blogs that ran “I’m not sure what motivates you or how it does but I am bloody pleased it does. Your honest, “tell them how they are” stories are … Continue reading

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