Pamushana | December 2020

Knowledge is power  

Can you imagine living in a rural community next to a wildlife reserve and growing up with a fear of dangerous animals? That’s the reality for many and the reason…
Pamushana | December 2020

Harvest festival

The humidity changes after a good downpour of rain and this is the best time for flying termites, known as alates, to wing their way out of the nest and…
Pamushana | December 2020

Brood parasites birds

Deceit, deception and death! That sounds rather dramatic as an opening for a story on birds, but it is shockingly true, and brood parasitism in birds is not common knowledge…
Pamushana | December 2020

Beauty in my garden

The beauty of nature is all around us, yet all too often we go racing off, far and wide, to see this beauty.
Pamushana | December 2020

Singita Pamushana

We’ve had fantastic rain – 100 ml overnight in some areas, and on Christmas Day we had 60 ml before 10:00!
Pamushana | November 2020

Bless you! Now let’s go hunt…

My husband and I have a border collie dog that we absolutely adore (obviously). I have always been fascinated by ethology (the study of animal behaviour) and I spend a…
Pamushana | November 2020

A game drive on a hot day

The shrill call of cicada males as a result of contractions of sound-producing organs, the tymbals, was getting much louder which is perhaps the most characteristic feature of a hot…
Pamushana | November 2020

A surprise ending

Recently I was out and about in the bush, just enjoying an opportunity to keep my finger on the pulse of what’s going on. With the hot dry season in…
Pamushana | November 2020

Singita Pamushana

Someone turned up the heat in November but we had a few showers last week and thankfully the weather has cooled. The mopane trees are starting to push out new…