October 11, 2016

Jobs for Mfuwe Kids

When Jamie and I talked about moving to Zambia one of my goals was to “give back” to Africa based on how much we had both […]
September 17, 2016


September 1, 2016 and it’s 6 months since we arrived at Flatdogs Camp, what an exciting 6 months of our lives! Highlights: our guests, the wildlife, […]
September 11, 2016

Guests, guests and more guests

It is now the middle of the peak season and the camp is full almost every night, about 30 – 38 guests in camp. It is […]
August 24, 2016

Spoiling our guests

Being Camp Managers Jamie and I love to spoil our guests though this guest received more than I ordered. Ulla Stina and Carl from the UK […]
August 13, 2016

Sleep over in the bush

We had our first adventure into the South Luangwa National Park in July for a sleep over at the beautiful Norman Carr Safaris small bush camp […]
July 21, 2016

My fitness buddies

I have a fitness routine in Mfuwe of gym/run and bike ride. Gym work out is at a near by lodge Track & Trails and the […]
July 7, 2016

Happy Babies worlds apart

Meet Chabota, she is the daughter of Harold Shumbwamuntu Flatdogs Camp Human Resource, Hospitality & Camp; Community Manager who not only secured our Zambian working permits […]
June 30, 2016

Palazzo Flatdogs

We love our home at Flatdogs, it has a beautiful karma with lots of windows, light, kitchen, big bathroom, bedroom downstairs and one upstairs, enormous walk […]
June 30, 2016

First family to visit Flatdogs

Jamie and I flew out of Sydney June 12, 2016 heading back to work at Flatdogs with Jenny and Alyson my sisters on board. It was […]
June 11, 2016

Richard said

My desk is located in an office off from the Reception area which looks up the main access into the camp. I arrived at work on […]
June 11, 2016

Elephants rule

Elephants rule in our camp, well not really rule though Flatdogs Camp is committed to protecting and working with these awesome animals. They are one of […]
May 14, 2016

Introducing Mfuwe Plaza

Shopping in Mfuwe is a very personal and fun experience and we thought it fun to share the experience with you and have attached a few […]
April 29, 2016

Detox in Zambia

Simply put Jamie and I after 8 weeks in camp feel we are on a detox from our fancy first world life we left behind in […]
April 18, 2016

Being prepared for the bush

Being a worst case scenario type of person when Jamie and I agreed we would apply for work in a remote bush camp in Africa I […]
April 8, 2016

African Fish Eagle

The first moment I spotted an African Fish Eagle was at sunset on the Chobe River where it borders Botswana and Namibia back in 2007. The […]
April 3, 2016

Birthday celebrations in Zambia

Due to my birthday falling on a Friday this year and our day off is Thursday each week I came up with a great plan to […]
March 31, 2016

Highs and lows

We expected highs and lows on this journey of living away from Australia and working and living in Zambia. The highs far outweigh the lows so […]
March 24, 2016

Will Smith in camp

One of the highlights of our new life in camp for Jamie and I is the ever changing interesting and diverse types of people we now […]
March 17, 2016

First guests checked in

Well Tuesday March 15 2016 finally arrived and Flatdogs Camp is officially open for the year ahead. It has been an incredible experience for Jamie and […]
March 13, 2016

Meet the Managers

The past 6 days the staff of Flatdogs Camp has been working absolutely flat out ready for opening this Tuesday Mar 15. Jamie has been working […]