#771. Saturday Quickie – Spring in the Fynbos

#771. Saturday Quickie – Spring in the Fynbos

Spring’s not quite here down on the Southern Tip, but the fynbos is already showing out and a quick Saturday post seemed like a great idea.           We only got back from our Spanish eat-athon (with the UK-based rest of the family) a couple of days

Read more
  • #578. The Monday Post – From this… (3 April 2017)
  • #578. The Monday Post – From this… (3 April 2017)
  • #578. The Monday Post – From this… (3 April 2017)

#578. The Monday Post – From this… (3 April 2017)

…to this     Two weekends ago, we sat in our hotel in London, waiting for a phone call that thankfully, never came.   Our house sitter had rung earlier in the day to tell us that a runaway veld (bush) fire and the seasonal southeasterly wind had teamed-up to

Read more
  • #439. Photographing fynbos and writing the words – take 3

#439. Photographing fynbos and writing the words – take 3

  Surprisingly, shooting the images for this post has proved to be much easier than writing the words. This is my third (and hopefully, last) attempt.   Fynbos (Afrikaans, pronounced fanebos, meaning; small bush or little leaves) proliferates all along the Southern Cape coast, its biodiversity of several thousand species

Read more