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Category: Our African Way
Posted by: Pippa
It was around this time that we acquired a second game-drive vehicle and another tracker, Morris Mnisi. Morrisís wife, Eunice, later joined the kitchen staff. This meant that when the camp filled up, Jurie and Morris would drive the new vehicle. Having extra sets of eyes out there in the bush was greatly beneficial as it was difficult on oneís own, searching for game while trying to cover our whole area.

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Category: Our African Way
Posted by: Pippa
During 1994 I think I had bumped into Johnson once or twice in Utha village, where most of the staff came from, and knew him to be a chef working at a renowned lodge much further north. I noticed him because he looked a little like Captain Picard from StarTrek. Apart from commenting on that I am not sure whether we had ever discussed his coming to work at Djuma. However, when Dixon and Abel mentioned that I was looking rather exhausted, and suggested the need for a full-time qualified chef, my thoughts wandered over to Johnson.

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