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Ellie and baby

Happy Mother’s Day

Wishing all the Mothers, Grandmothers, Stepmothers, Adoptive Mothers, Children who have had to become Mothers due to unfortunate circumstances, Carers of children, may you be blessed and wishing you all the love and happiness in the world on this Mother’s Day.


Mandela Tea

I Saw this Mandela Tea in the supermarket and love the pictures, bright and colourful. A Rooibos tea and a Rooibos and Buch tea, so truly South African in every way. I wonder if this tea was produced by the Mandela family or if they had just lent their name to the brand? Have you […]

Loud duck

Duck With An Attitude

This crazy Pacific Black Duck just wanted to be king of the pond and he was warning everyone, loud and clear, to keep away. What a big mouth

Worm bench

Day 125 Larva Of The Garden Acraea Butterfly

This caterpillar is the larva of the Garden Acraea Butterfly, they feed on the leaves of the Wild Peach Tree. Sometimes there are so many on the tree at once that you can hear them chomping. These little caterpillars are the favourite food of the Klaas’s Cuckoo.

secret bird

Day 11 Secretary Bird In The Wild, What A Surprise!

On a trip up the West Coast, we were amazed to sight a Secretary Bird alongside the Road. We screeched to a halt, reversed and there it was, busy trying to catch something in the grass. It was so thrilling to see as this is the very first time we have ever seen one in […]

Asterix je suis charlie

Day 9 Saddest Times And Everyone Stands Together Against Violence

So much violence and killing of innocent people. So sad that we as intelligent humans cannot live in harmony and that in order to prove religion we need to descend into such barbaric measures. Can’t we just talk and discuss our differences? In this cartoon 87 year old Underzo from the Asterix comics came out […]