My Kalahari the poem

My Kalahari the poem

“My Kalahari” Whilst going through my mother’s stuff, I came across this poem. There is no signature, no handwriting, so I do not know who wrote it. There was no hit on the internet either. However, it was so apt and fitting to explain why my mother...
Kalahari send off

Kalahari send off

The story of the second photo used for the service program for my mother. The day after my mother passed away, I drove out into the veld, for some alone time. There were thunderclouds everywhere and the sky was showing lightning, the sound of thunder but hardly any...
New Meerkats

New Meerkats

The group prospers, new animals arrive regularly and many of our old favourites have already gone back into the wild and we miss them. Tigger, our dominant female, has also given birth three times in the past 18 months and, at present, there are 16 meerkats of various...
Our Meerkats

Our Meerkats

Earlier in 2015, Kalahari Trails Nature Reserve, near the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, was awarded Sanctuary status for meerkats by Northern Cape Nature Conservation. It is now the home of ten orphans, problem animals and those confiscated for cruelty which have been...