Live and let live!.. + THANKYOU!! and more

LOVE THIS PICTURE!! A huge male elephant just getting on with his day.. goats or no goats, this is where he wants to cross! Hi All.. Life goes on !.. ‘We’ are busy up on the ‘Milgis’ keeping the wildlife safe, teaching the importance of forests, and generally helping where we can!..Veterinary, Family planning, dams, […]

The last year in a nutshell..

Here with our news of the last year in the Milgis… I hope you enjoy reading through this nicely put together newsletter, by our enthusiastic ‘Digs’…. Click below!  https://issuu.com/milgistrust/docs/a_20year_20in_20the_20milgis Just in case you are like me, and your computer wont open the above try this PDF below!! A year in the Milgis We are all […]

Crossing a flooded lugga with little ones! a mothers nightmare + managers report

I wake up this morning with the news that one of our big strong safari camels has died from a snake bite.. I cant help but be sad about this …  BUT life goes on!.. Now with the rains back we have been watching various animals trying to cross the lugga while in flood, which […]

Splendid isolation at the Milgis!! Feb. 2020 news….

Well ….  Probably the best place on earth to be at the moment is in the Milgis, Northern Kenya.. I almost feel bad about being here, when I read how crazy people are going, isolated in their houses!..  But any way I hope every one is surviving and enjoying down time.. I certainly am although […]

POI…. This extraordinary rock, and a safe home for vultures!..

Poi is the massive rock that juts out of the east side of the Ndoto mountains..  It is just the most eye catching rock, about 5000 feet strait out from the surrounding country…..  Its rock faces are home to many creatures, but probably most exciting is Ruppel’s Griffon Vultures have a fabulous safe place to […]

Happy 2020 from US ALL in the Milgis!

Happy, HAPPY days from all of us up on the ‘ Milgis ‘ … and it really is paradise at the moment.. the sense of peace, calm and complete relaxation reigns over our land!.. thanks to the marvelous rains! We had a wonderful christmas out there with the camels.. I hope YOU are all jealous!! […]

The ‘inferno’ in the desert is at last EXTINGUISHED!

SONG in the AIR and people walking home with a SPRING in their step… some of them have 200-300 kms to go BUT they are taking it all in their stride, enjoying the moment ….   Finally the burning inferno of heat and drought is gone… the clouds finally gathered and the things are really […]

A beautiful ‘visit’ from the black eagle.. + living together!

This magnificent Verreaux eagle came to join the ravens over our hill one morning.. What a fabulous sight it was!!  Just lately we have had around 300 ravens every day using the up drafts caused by the position of lkanto hill towering above the windy Milgis Lugga,  for practising their flying skills.. There was some […]

A family escapade!!.. Lenkiyou.. ‘the cows dewlap’

I dont know of many places on our earth that one could wake up with a view like this !  along with peace, quiet.. just the birds singing.. D4 and Uni enjoying the most incredible view of their life time!.. The Ndoto mountains, at dawn, with the Milgis lugga winding its way below.. taken from […]