Tag Archives: Life at the camp

Hut With a View Video – “Nkukhu” – Chicken

The chicken is butchered, plucked, and cooked.

Posted in video | Tagged | Leave a comment

Hut With a View – 10/3/11 – “Twice Woken”

I woke twice last night. Once to elephants, once to thunder. How similar the two. The elephants came at 2:30 AM. They were frolicking in the watering hole, breaking branches, making assorted grunts, and moving the earth with their heavy … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Hut With a View – 9/29/11 – “The rooster and the pigeon”, “What I have not done”, “Nkukhu”

Hut With a View – 9/29/11 – “The rooster and the pigeon”, “What I have not done”, “Nkukhu” 5:45 AM The rooster and the pigeon The rooster and pigeon are competing for dominance. It’s early enough that the rooster still … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Hut With a View – 9/29/11 – Clouds! Clouds! Clouds!

Hut With a View – 9/29/11 Clouds! Clouds! Clouds! They came like rescue planes. Clouds! Beautiful, bellied, buoyant. Clouds! White and grey against blue. Clouds! Out of nowhere. Clouds! Suddenly there was shade. Suddenly, there was coolness. Suddenly there was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Morning

It’s morning at the camp. The marmalade orb they call the sun is clinging to the horizon, appearing dreary eyed from behind the haze, as if it hasn’t quite made up it’s mind. Should I go up, or come back … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment

Southern Cross

I finally saw the full brilliance of the southern hemisphere night sky. We were at a spot that was free from the residual light of camp, and were now, for the first time in two weeks, without the moon that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment