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Jumbo update 18 Ocotber 2013

Posted by Jenny Webb on Friday, October 18, 2013,

Jumbo update 18th October 2013

We are back into the hot, dry, dusty and windy time of the year when both man and animal start to look anxiously at the sky searching for the first signs of rain clouds. Tempers of both man and animal are normally more frazzled at this time of year commonly known this part of the world as suicide month but somehow as soon as the first storm starts to build the whole atmosphere is charged with electricity and anticipation and those first drops of rain smell so...


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Jumbo update 11 Oct 2013

Posted by Jenny Webb on Friday, October 18, 2013,

JUMBO UPDATE 11 OCTOBER 2013

This week I thought I would chat about our feathered friends as I am greeted every morning just as the sun starts to rise in the sky by a lovely chorus of bird song. We have a huge colony of weavers who nest in the palm trees and bamboo that overhangs our rather large pond. This colony grows in number every year as the parents from last year come back together with their grown up offspring and the number of nests this year is probably close to a thousand.  I dr...


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