December 11, 2017

Oh wow you saw Ginger

Meet Ginger and Garlic the legendary male lions in the main game viewing area of the South Luangwa National Park. They are renowned for protecting the […]
December 10, 2017

Exceeding our Expectations WHY?

Over the past 2 years Feb 28, 2016 through to January 17 2018 of working and living in Zambia the most asked 2 questions from our […]
October 7, 2017

School reunion and squash buddies visit Flatdogs

It would seem Jamie and I have been selling Flatdogs very well back home to our friends and often people have dreamed of going to Africa […]
October 3, 2017

A blog on blogging

Launching Sundowners in Zambia – The suggestion of doing a blog came from our son Tim when we were making plans for our move to Zambia. […]
September 16, 2017

Health – Expect the Unexpected

Preparing for our 2 years in Zambia Jamie and I spent time with our local GP to ensure we had the right inoculations and confirmed what […]
September 11, 2017

Prosper is off to University

Jamie and I are thrilled to confirm Prosper has successfully registered at the Mulungushi University September 2, 2017 Mulungushi University info, confirmed accommodation and meals at […]
August 30, 2017

What do we miss the most?

1. Sorrento crockery 2. the beach and the Pacific ocean 3. The Esplanade and north head at Manly 4. kids, kids in law, grand kids 5. […]
August 26, 2017

Dilla and Poppy our camp dogs

Meet Dilla and Poppy the camp dogs, as you can see they have a really tough life at Flatdogs well not really! The dogs are Jess […]
August 26, 2017

Flatdogs glorious food

Generally safari camps throughout Africa have set times for meals around the safari activities and offer smorgasbords. The high end camps do offer table service though […]
August 18, 2017

Church Alley

I love to run and Church Alley is my sanctuary of safety. Located in the village there are no elephants, few cars and very few village […]
August 18, 2017

Sweet Harold Shuumbwamuntu

Harold our wonderful Harold, it is hard to put into words what Harold has contributed to Jamie and I over the past 18 months of our […]
July 25, 2017

our beautiful Zambia – stats

The below statistics are from various resources as of July 2017 • The population of Zambia is 13,475,000 • The medium age of the population of […]
July 25, 2017

Meet the Temminck ground Pangolin

Today I took Cathy and Carlos who are from Los Angeles on a CSL Base tour. Cathy has been in childcare for the past 10 years […]
July 24, 2017

Flatdogs Camp great team effort

1. Ade MD and Finance controller 2. Jess Reservations and marketing Operations Manager 3. Paolo Director of Human Recourses, Hospitality and Community Projects 4. Harold Shuumbwamuntu […]
July 16, 2017

Pod casts – a life saver

Nothing new though they are a life saver. I am committed to learning something new everyday during our time in Zambia and the pod casts are […]
July 16, 2017

A day in the life of Wendy at Flatdogs

General daily routine: • Arrive work 645am • Check 3 white boards – guest accommodation, safaris and activities • Check emails • Staff arrive 7am – […]
July 16, 2017

Project Luangwa village visit

Another part of the camps village visit is to educate the guests on our Project Luangwa charity that was set up back in 2009. Below is […]
July 16, 2017

Protecting the wildlife – CSL

There are two organisations: DPNW – Department of National Parks and Wildlife (renamed 1 Jan 2016 ex ZAWA) currently have 100 active scouts with approximately 70 […]
July 15, 2017

Liberating – freedom from restraint

I have been committed to learning as much as I can while here in Zambia. When you live in a first world country in a city […]
June 25, 2017

Nanna meets Maddi

I flew back to Australia on Emirates for a 2 week holiday and to meet our forth born grandchild Maddison May Hart born 27 April, 2017. […]