Water water water… IS life!!!..

DESERTS!!! ??? Northern Kenya… Dramatic, beautiful, dangerous, space, incredible, hot, water is very precious.. theres hundreds of words to describe this amazing place!…  If you have ever been really, really thirsty in your life you would know to plan properly when travelling in Northern kenya..  a normal journey into the desert can very quickly turn […]

elephant limping badly.. camouflage and beauty….

Yes Beauty BUT theres a twist  that needs to be addressed!.. ‘Rubbish’.. plastic strewn around a spring??!!… I think alot of people are happy its December… the end of a long ‘rubbish’ year!.. We are still here, and so far have not had to start eating the camels to survive!.. I’ve been wondering what one […]

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 […]

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 rains continue! + YES, Helen went to Paris!!!

I took this picture!!   Yes I was there!  I haven’t been out of the country for over 10 years and I nervously went to Paris for 2 days!!  A VERY important mission!  And after a loooooong queue at passport control, 2 hours! I was rethinking my crazy escapade!!! A beautiful film,  part of the […]

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 […]

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 […]