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 […]

RAIN, RAIN Please don’t go away!?? and 2018/19 ‘MILGIS’ update!!

Milgis Update 2018/19 Here with the Milgis collective report for the last year, compiled by Digby.. April 2018-May 2019 Please click on the above! Now for the latest unbelievable scenes we have been seeing up north!!! Sometimes these northern tribes call rain ‘Ngai’, the same word that they use for ‘God’ .. RAIN IS GOD […]

Mt Nyiru this most beeeaautiful Mountain..

Mt Nyiru .. The holy mountain for all maa speaking peoples.. The Samburu, the Maasai and the Njemps… It is the home of the great man who prophesizes whats coming, when the rains are going to be good, and security issues, and much more!  Also the orders, for all maa ceremonies come from there and […]

2018 greats and HUGE THANKS ALWAYS!!

2018 a year with wonderful sun rises, moon and moon eclipses, an amazing line of planets Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars all in the sky at once in a perfect line, and always the exquisite stars!!! Stars in the sky and OUR supporters!! THANK YOU ALL!!   This year started so badly with an awfal drought […]

MILGIS WEBSITE is ready! + this elephant is now happy!!..

Thanks to Lewa for the helicopter expertly piloted by James Ndirangu,  DSWT vet Dr Rono, and many residents living close to the Milgis lugga, this elephant is back on the road!!.. Very soon after my last blog once again the ‘tell tail’ signs of something wrong on the sand!! so once again the phone calls […]

Adventure and thanks!!!

Sometimes being remote has its challenges and in this last year we have lost alot of sleep because we’ve had a string of Elephants limping badly, or very poorly for various reasons, some gun shot wounds, but mainly a disease the Samburu call ‘Lokuchum’ and sadly most of the time we have not been able […]

Biggest Flood ever.. and HAPPY DAYS!!

Its been a year of ABSOLUTE desperation because of NO RAIN, or minimum lets say, for the people and animals living in this area.. AND NOW THIS!!!  Suddenly there is this wonderful feeling of PEACE…. Every one just getting on with life..  its wonderful! Down on the right hand side of this picture we  had […]

Where to start… maybe.. news of rain!

All animals people and plants are ‘dancing with joy’ up our way.. The rains finally came!! Its been tough times in Northern Kenya and every one has been holding their breath for some rain.. We have been so occupied with going on safari and enjoying the amazing final lmuget ceremonies for the warriors that not […]