Zomba Forest Lodge

Listen to the Silence...

SO WHAT IS GOING ON THEN?!

November 22, 2019

It has taken over 9 weeks to recover from the R4R, I also didn't realise that it has been so long since I had updated the blog :/ Poor show on my part, and spectacularly disorganised! Maybe organisation was one element of my life that went into a dormant state once the...

August 25, 2019

For those of you who don't know what SNAFU means, it is an army acronym and you should look it up :)

But it does capture the essence of Zomba Forest Lodge and the hecticness that lies within.

All our energies have either been going into the Run 4 Reforstation and/or into...

August 25, 2019

So get ready and get running :)

August 14, 2019

Are you ready for it? 

March 25, 2019

It appears that there may be some confusion over which dam is which.

The Mulunguzi dam, as you can see, is pretty large. There is also nothing wrong with it. Chagwa dam is further up and very small.

Chagwa dam is mainly made of mud and has been in existence for many, man...

March 25, 2019

We were warned that there was big weather coming - that is not entirely unusual in Zomba - after all, Zomba is infamous for it's wet weather and chiperoni, the mist that clings to the mountain, - or Pepperoni has a friend of ours calls it. It is not unusual for it to r...

January 3, 2019

I thought that Tom and I would be get some rest/R&R before the festive holidays - I thought wrong!

No rest for the wicked but lots of lovely guests to make up for it.

The rains finally came - and then before we knew it we were already rueing our rain dances. It rained, a...

December 6, 2018


I was up at 4.50 to let Esinter in at 5 and our guest left around 6, leaving 2 still in bed.

Around 8, Bonwell came to see me to say that someone who had been cutting branches of the pine had fallen and broken his back and leg... he went to investigate.
I got ready to ta...

November 1, 2018

Beware: this post contains pictures of poo!

I find droppings really interesting so I guess if this is not your thing, you might want to skip this post :)

A few months ago I posted some pictures of poo and I was told that the giant poos belonged to a civet. Sadly, I am no...

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