Elephant surprise

There was a quiet yet urgent knock on the cottage wall. ‘Mama, mama, you must come now’, Risa, our Maasai watch man called. ‘Elephants, drinking!’ he called excitedly. Dragging Taru from his lunchtime nap, and grabbing Seyia by the hand we rushed to the dining area....

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Notes from the bush

It is the silence that awakes you. It’s the silence that follows the distant grunts of the lioness, or the frightened chatter of baboons in response. It’s the silence when the noises of the night fade, and the day has not yet begun. As the first glimmers of light...

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