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This may be my new second-favorite tree (second to the Willow tree of course). It’s the Jacaranda tree and it’s in full bloom here in Zimbabwe. This tree actually has its origins in Brazil, and is apparently common in some parts of Portugal as well. But I had never seen it before. Until now. They […]

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I have had a few run-ins with the police here that have led me to draw a few conclusions about the law of the land.The first run-in was almost two weeks ago, but it has taken until now to run its course. Upon returning from Antelope Park, I was taken back to the farm by […]

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Apparently there is a crocodile in the dam. Sweet.When I took this job, I was promised endless hours of boating and swimming in the dam. Well, that is NOT happening!According to sources, there was a crocodile in the dam several months ago, but my neighbor “L” shot at it a few times. Even though L […]

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you have probably been wondering why, after writing in my blog religiously for several weeks, I have not written an entry in a full week. The answer is simple: I went to a wedding. A wedding that lasted a week!My boss’ brother got married on the farm. My boss has been planning the wedding for […]

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