July – August – September 2011

Newsletter

Since Laura’s last Newsletter at the end of May, both Laura and Colin and I – through circumstances – have been away a lot. Consequently, we did not manage to follow up the day to day happenings...

Published 30th September 2011

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March to May 2011

Newsletter

It’s that time of year again when the Ndutu area starts to feel like it’s come to the end of a very busy day. The wildebeest are on their way back north, the camps have moved out,...

Published 31st May 2011

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mid-DECEMBER – mid-FEBRUARY 2011

Newsletter

With the rains starting late in mid December the weather pattern so far of “stop” and “drop” has brought on rather erratic migratory movements! These erratic rains normally force the migration off the plains and into the...

Published 1st February 2011

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August / September / October 2010

Newsletter

BUSH NOTES This is the time of the year when nature seems to not want to make up its mind: bring the rain or shall we wait a bit? Often at Ndutu we get a half hand-out,...

Published 30th September 2010

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June/ July/ August 2010

Newsletter

BUSH NOTES It’s that time of year again when I’ve been roped into writing the newsletter.  Since May we have had little rain but due to an above average rain fall in the wet season we still...

Published 31st July 2010

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March / April / May 2010

Newsletter

BUSH NOTES Despite the world economy crisis and an Icelandic ash cloud of late, we have all been quite busy here in our nature paradise! In my last Newsletter I left you wishing the wild dogs good...

Published 30th April 2010

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December 2009/January/February 2010

Newsletter

Bush notes High time for another edition of our Newsletter! The much anticipated rains finally arrived and in December some good thunderstorms drenched the plains and woodlands of Ndutu. Shallow Lake Ndutu turned overnight from a white,...

Published 1st March 2010

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August/September/October 2009

Newsletter

Bush notes While Colin is on holiday exploring the entire circumference of Lake Victoria, and during one month ‘doing’ three countries in one go, it’s my turn to bring you latest news of life in and around...

Published 30th September 2009

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June/July 2009

Newsletter

Bush notes After a lot of badgering from the boss and many comments from guests about the shortage of letters, I have finally succumbed to writing a newsletter; I have to say I have been rather apprehensive...

Published 31st May 2009

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February 2009

Newsletter

This February we had a special guest at Ndutu Lodge. Jerry Rilling from the US. He had been the manager at Ndutu lodge many years ago. It was his first time to be back after all these...

Published 1st February 2009

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