Monday Morning 17th July was a special day, we catered for a 60th birthday, the family group gathered together from all points in South Africa to celebrate the auspicious occasion. And what a beautiful birthday present from Amohela, yet another awesome and magical morning as surely the Ice Queen visited in the night.
After the heartbreak of the electrocution of one of our resident Jackal Buzzards, Allen worked with The Endangered Wildlife Trust and Eskom ( Electricity Supply Commission) who have a working group that investigates such happenings and wherever possible take remedial steps to prevent further fatalities/injuries.
Some years ago we decided that since Amohela ho Spitskop is not only a Country Retreat but also a Sanctuary and a Conservancy we should help our wild Honeybees with a feeding project, especially during the cold winter months.
“Massonia Jasminiflora is quite distinctive, with umbels of purest white or pink flowers, each one 1.2-2.8cm long, with green, blue, deep purple or almost black anthers. As the name suggests, the flowers are highly perfumed, suggestive of Jasmine”