Monthly Archives: November 2011

boat class

On Sunday Lisa and I joined five others for on-the-water training with the Shell boats in preparation for our boating privileges.  We met at the Shell jetty on N’Dogo Lagoon at 8am.  After going over checklists of equipment and procedures, … Continue reading

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November 15

My stealth camera is now monitoring an animal trail along the road to Point Dick beach.  I checked it today to see if it was working, and had a picture of a monkey streaking a furry blur through the field … Continue reading

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African paradise flycatcher

Wednesday afternoon on the Yenzi loop I marvel at the sight of a black and white robin-sized bird searching among the roadside trees. A blue-black crested head with eye-rings and bill a metallic blue. White epaulets on wings flash in … Continue reading

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all in a day

We’ve been getting rain mid-mornings these past few days, so I decided to be up earlier to give Elle and Angel their relief before the drive turns to mud.  We were out around 6:15am.  Not such a good idea.  After … Continue reading

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mango

  sun-dappled mangoes gathered in the morning dew. petit déjeuner!

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fishing the surf

Sunday morning and I am waiting for Paul to collect me for a morning of fishing.  He has offered to take me along to a fishing destination approximately 30 miles down the coast from Yenzi, where the Nyanga river flows … Continue reading

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slumber party

Saturday night, 7:22pm and I have returned with Angel’s belongings. I am here alone for five days, taking care of our Elle, and Angel, Mary and Andrew’s cocker spaniel.  Lisa and Carla are in Libreville, in preparation for Carla’s return … Continue reading

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