t has been a somewhat riotous time in South Africa over the last few months. Funny how, 1976, 1986 and now 2016 are all memorable because of riots – about education. No, I’m not going to break my own rule – yet. Despite all this, life goes on and red has been a theme running through our spring days. … More Riots of reds, festivals and feathers
The Sandbag House and its surrounds are home to a number of feathered families, some of whom are more evident at this time of the year than others. The Swallows have returned Much like the human swallows that summer in our village, Jack and Jill are back. They have returned on the same day, 24th September, … More There’s just no pleasing some birds…
I have, before, shared photographs of little creatures around us. They are fascinating and living in the country, we see our fair share of them.
Some of them are unidentifiable; like this chap that looks like a giant mosquito but doesn’t whine or sting. … More Little creatures – II
From time to time we have an avian visitor. He’s camera shy, and the visits are fleeting. So when he appears,.. … More A heronly visit
Just a few days ago, WordPress told me that I’d hit my first anniversary on the platform. A little early, I thought, and then realised that it had taken me a few days between signing up, fiddling about and actually publishing. I had already been contemplating what I might write about in celebration of this … More Little Creatures – I