Author Archives: Mark Adcock

Some good advise

An old farmers advice * Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong. * Keep skunks and bankers and lawyers at a distance. * Life is simpler when you plow around the stump. * A bumble bee is considerably faster than a John Deere tractor. * Words that soak into your ears are whispered…notContinue Reading

Birding at Ngepi

Birding… The Rollinson and Bernon families recently did a trip to Botswana and the Caprivi Strip. “From here we moved onto Ngepi Camp, about 15km’s south of Divundu we were there for three nights and found it to be one of the more enjoyable camps. Birds seen in the campsite included Hatlaubs Babbler, Senegal Coucal, Chirping Cisticola,Continue Reading

Ngepi eco-socio policy

Ngepi eco-socio policy

So called progress is not stoppable I guess, but we suggest that a compromise can be reached where an area is set aside as a conservancy where rural local people can be respected for who they really are. Respect would entail a quantum shift in the understanding of the Westerner to a point where weContinue Reading

The right thing to do!

Objectives:- To start a ground swell of people who ‘do the right thing’ – buzz words of‘the right thing to do’ used in general conversation, as ‘doing the right thing’ will have a GREAT positive impact on all our futures An example would be the person confronted with the sudden decision to let someone into theContinue Reading


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The Paradox

The Paradox                      Isn’t it amazing that George Carlin – comedian of the 70’s and 80’s – could write something so very eloquent…and so very appropriate…. The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers, wider Freeways , but narrower viewpoints.Continue Reading

Interesting Quotes

`If you have come to help me you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us walk together. Lila Watson – Australian Aboriginal Leader “The average age of the world’s great civilizations has been two hundred years. These nations have progressed through theContinue Reading

The ten commandments of responsible living

1. Satisfy your needs without detracting from others. 2. Live to respect the right to life and development of others. 3. Safeguard the right to life and health of all growing and living things 4. Pursue happiness, freedom and fulfillment for self and in others. 5. Help those less privileged to live without hunger andContinue Reading