Tag Archives: Giraffe

ik ga twikga! what’s in a name?

The name twikga is based on “twiga”, which means giraffe in Swahili. The twikga logo and pattern are inspired by the coat of the giraffe.

“Ik ga” means “I am going” in dutch. That is what I did, I went and set up my publishing company.

When you say “ik ga twikga!”, you are saying that you are “going with”, or support twikga. That is when I say – Thanks for the follow!

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Picture Story: 13 Lucky Lions and a Cheeky Leopard

Near the Savuti Channel in Botswana, we witnessed a family of 13 lions having a feast over a giraffe. Not a pretty sight, or smell. Then a leopard appeared on the scene. Wrong place, wrong time. He was chased into a tree in no time.

There he was, trapped and hoping for the lions to move off. In the end he got a chance to sneak away. Most of the scene was not “children’s book material”. I did use some of the images in Phanhabs Lush Bush, to illustrate that in the bush every animal has it’s part in the food-chain. Eat and be eaten…

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