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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Richards promise of WATER… finally materialised!

It all started when Richard Gibson, a dairy farmer from Devon was chosen to be the star in the BBC programme ‘the toughest place to be a farmer ‘ .. He was brought out to this place called Mpagas where the Samburu and Rendille tribal people live.. Cattle are the  favorite and most cherished animal […]

Elephant rescue.. and Vital projects for the future of the trust.. and porcupines!!

This Young elephant had slipped into this well 36 hours before and it was just luck that somebody passed by and saw him.. If we had not been on the end of a radio he would have baked in the hot sun inside this horror hole.. With in 5 minutes of hearing about it on […]

YOU CAN’T TALK ‘CONSERVATION’ UNTILL YOU’VE DEALT WITH THE NEEDS OF THE PEOPLE LIVING THERE!!

The Milgis Trust was started because this forgotten and totally unique part of the world needed some sort of protection.. The forests were burning and the Wildlife was disappearing!…. All sadly caused by humans… I’ve written plenty of blogs on the issue!!   BUT Its difficult to talk to a thirsty man in the desert […]

CONSERVATION?? two steps forward but sadly sometimes a step back..

This was sadly the situation this March 2015 up in the Ndoto mountains.. The sight of the fires was just so terrible that of course I did not think of  taking pictures.. this was the sight at night, every day another fire.. It is difficult to deal with fires as no one actually lives on […]