Author Archive | Lacey Robson

Nightwatch Diary

On their wilderness trails, all of our students have to take their turn at nightwatch. For some this is scary, for others tedious but for most people – exciting. Canterbury Gold DofE Award 2013 decided that a handing over ceremony of the nightwatch diary should happen at every shift change complete with a solemn oath […]

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Warthog Dissection

We started by carrying the old warthog to the dissection site, where we promptly hung the pig from the tendons in its legs to a couple of hooks on a tree to give us a safe stable carcass to work with. Tommy sliced the neck with a very sharp knife, he then offered to one […]

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Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve

The first thing we heard in the morning was a massive BANG on the side of our tent and Tommy’s beautiful voice “good morning my sleeping beauties” we mumbled a response and started our ridiculously early day. Clambering into massive game drive vehicles after layering up like onions. After boarding ‘the fun bus’ we sped […]

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Crocodile Centre in Hluhluwe

When we arrived at the croc centre the man started talking about an iguana and then I looked round and a large iguana was staring at me!!! I said he was soooo cute, I loved him to bits and wanted to take him home. Our guide was called Lawrence and he was really nice. Then […]

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