Category Archive: Kenya

Musings At Christmastime

2016 began with a riot of fun. For the first time in many years, the effort that went into setting up our home for Christmas saw fruition with family and friends joining us… Continue reading

Crafting In Compassion

There ARE people in this world who care about wildlife, about the environment. People who, never having visited Africa or Asia, still feel the need to contribute towards the protection of the wildlife… Continue reading

The Pride That Fell …

The hunting of Cecil, the lion, brought a lot of publicity to the wildlife of Africa. Reams were written and bits and bytes overflowed on the Internet. Outrage, defence, abuse, sorrow … The… Continue reading

Kibera Story 01 – Of Shame & Possible Redemption

We downsized our home recently. And we needed to reduce “stuff”. While we had a garage sale, gifted away bed linen and donated clothes, I had not done anything towards reducing my books,… Continue reading

Roi

The elephant funeral (our earlier post “Mourning” ) was a completely heartbreaking experience. Our first act on getting home that day, was to call The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Nairobi to report the tragedy.… Continue reading

Mourning

                                                                 … Continue reading

Bahati’s Story

I had to try The Weekly Writing Challenge hosted by wordpress and Vincent Mars.  I always enjoyed Precis Writing in school! Last week’s expedition into Masai Mara gave me the perfect theme!“Jewel eyes… Continue reading

The Whistling Thorn

We turn off the engine of our game drive vehicle and sit quietly. We are in the grasslands of Ol Pejeta Conservancy, at the foothills of Mount Kenya, on those immense plains with… Continue reading

Easter @ Olare Orok

Let us begin at the beginning. We have done a fair bit of safariing over the last 4 years. India, South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Kenya. We have lived in rondavels, lodges, chalets and… Continue reading

  • Follow Pen & Shutter on WordPress.com
  • Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Join 126 other followers

  • July 2019
    M T W T F S S
    « May    
    1234567
    891011121314
    15161718192021
    22232425262728
    293031  
  • Bloglovin