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Mutinondo Newsletter 2004

Posted on Tue December 28, 2004 in Newsletter.

Everything has been early this year, the rains ended early, the dry season flowers followed suit, we're sure the birds nested earlier than usual and now the rains are already in full force with 426mm to date (23.12) which has brought us a magnificent array of mushrooms. We are in the midst the magic season of change where we can almost hear things squeaking as they grow as the rain replenishes what was a worrying low water table. Our nearly stagnant river went from nearly 0 to flood in 10 days, the termites are feeding the nation (instead of eating it) as the flying ants rise, previously burnt expanses are flourishing again and the range of wild flowers emerging seem to be on fast forward.

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