25/02/11: Chapter 22 Community Development
In 1998 Jurie and I were considering what we should do as far as schooling for ZoŽ and Rebecca was concerned. Although they were having great fun growing up in the bush I was concerned lest they were not socializing enough with children of their own age. The staff children were usually only at the lodges during school holidays and sometimes over weekends.
07/02/11: Chapter 21 Evolution of a Lodge
For many years Jurie and I had been planning to build our dream lodge from scratch, along the drainage line that ran into the dam in front of Gowrie Camp.
21/01/11: Chapter 20 Thirty Seconds
Within a few weeks we had a trailer camera semi-permanently placed at Gowrie. The large dam in front of the camp was bone dry, but, as at Bush Lodge, we daily filled a cement trough with water from a borehole.