How exclusive fishing makes the difference

Many fisherman and birdwatchers have commented on how changeable and calming the La Chatouillette Lake is. We were naturally thrilled to hear such comments. In all modesty, we do confess that our lake is situated in the most glorious of locations. Whilst it is not the...

Here comes the Pontoon

We started building a pontoon or jetty at our lake, concrete posts were places in position. …only a few planks left ‘Little tickle’ being positioned on the Pontoon.   The idea, when first muted, seemed so simple. Just place a few strong logs in...

Birdwatching… A review by RSPB members Nic and Sheila

We came on this holiday armed with binoculars and cameras in the hope that we might see some interesting birds and we weren’t disappointed. Each morning we wake to the sound of birdsong and when we venture out early, the birds are already happily going about their...

Feelings are Energy?

Feelings are Energy? There’s a great life giving energy in the air at La Chatouillette. The woodland trees are sprouting their new leaves, wild mother duck lovingly warms nine small eggs and the countless birds are positive in their quest for re- building homes to...

If It’s good enough for the Swallow’s then….

If it’s good enough for the Swallows then … Yes – you’ve got it – it’s good enough for us. In Southern Africa, where I hail from, the moist earth and cold windy days are, at this very moment, beginning their period of influence. They command the tenacious swallows to...