Now how do I overcome this problem? Simple. I wear a scarf around my face to prevent such sub-arctic effects from totally destroying my composure as I drive past the good looking female rangers as they make their way to the lodges. However, picture the scene: a well-tanned 25 year old wearing a baseball cap, sunglasses, scarf and uniform driving a beaten up Land Rover with no windscreen while he winds his way through the bush towards a bunch of meerkats. All I need is some heavy bling around my neck and a pit-bull in the back and hey presto! Instant bush gangster!!
Now I realise that this may not be the most fashionable bush-look that I could have chosen, however I feel that the age old Lawrence of Arabia costume really needed a make-over and I am proud to say that I do believe I have done just that! I have replaced the sword with a camera and the camel with the Ganda, and as I bumble through the Kalahari to complete “Mission Meerkat” I cannot help but smile at the fact that I am very tempted to shift this look to include a leather skull-cap, a white scarf and a pair of World War II fighter pilot goggles! That will give the rangers something to talk about!
I am beginning to worry about how much more my mind is going to wonder over the next few months.
Rob’s song for the day: Straighten Up And Fly Right – Nat King Cole
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