Nick and Helen are back from their leave and James and Rodney have left us. Rodney returns to Cape Town to complete his studies and James to surf the big waves. However there is little doubt that WE will see them both again one day.

Over the past few days we have been experiencing some further difficulty with the data line between Djuma and Pretoria and that has resulted in periods of the dreaded ‘apology screen’. It seems now that the problem is subsiding, but this evening’s game drive was cut short because of a fault on the game drive vehicle. Jan reports that the problem is repaired and so hopefully it will be all back to normal from tomorrow morning.