Old elephant highways busy again… AND incredible forest recovery!!

Our walk into paradise and beyond continues!.. Partly checking on Milgis work, Partly pleasure .. bird watching, walking through fabulous country, and taking a wonderful busmans holiday… !… This was variable sunbird city.. Every colour in the book… every bush had a ‘variable’ singing on it.. it was extraordinary.. The most serious part of our […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]