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How much blood can you buy for US$13 billion?
February 17, 2017, 2:07 pm


Dear Family and Friends,

For the last couple of months high up in the branches of the Musasa trees in and around my garden a Goshawk has been rearing her chick. It’s been a noisy affair that has dominated the area and left most other birds well and truly intimidated and keeping out of sight.  Regardless of t
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Waiting for the river to subside
February 2, 2017, 3:18 pm


Dear Family and Friends,

Remember the days when the car slowly, cautiously approached the flooded bridge and then came to a stop? The days when the adults would get out and long discussions followed: was it going to be safe to drive across or not? While the adults debated, looked, pointed, lifted skirts and rolled up trouser legs to wade into the cool, rushing water to se
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Like frightened dassies
January 6, 2017, 11:06 am