Category Archives: the natural world

Harvest Tower

Can’t wait for it to fill out with bountiful crunch

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leafing

A matter of focus…shadows throw doubt on the matter. These are plume poppies. Their wildly serrated leaf margins, a giddy dance for the eye, contrast with their calm, green-grey openness, like palms being held up for us to read.

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The Drakensberg revealed itself to us…

A walk I will never forget in Cobham, South Drakensberg

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Shake hands with Buddha

A friend came visiting with this gift. It’s a citron called Buddha’s hand. Smells citrus-stunning, looks vegetable-cunning. Makes me stupidly happy. I am finding that I have a zest for all things zesty. It takes very small things…

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A piece of green…surprise, surprise

\ An unnamed, unknown piece of green smuggled by my mother from my sister’s garden in Atlanta in her suitcase is later broken off from its resting place in a pot in her garden in Johannesburg and finds a place … Continue reading

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Landscapes hard to believe

From our trip to the Richtersveld, Namibia and Botswana in 20014

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Splitch splotch on rock

Reminiscing by flipping through the digital album of our last last trip to the Richtersveld, Namibia and Botswana. These lichen “ebstreks” are from the Waterberg  in Namibia.

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Pretty as a postcard

En route from Soebatsfontein to Kamieskroon

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Another treeture

A social weaver’s nest has turned this tree into an elevated Moore sculpture ( thinking  great thoughts) or a giant otter caught in some trap smelling his own behind ( in silly mode). In Witsand.

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A delicate touch

A light sprinkling, a tickle of blooms…

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