Category Archives: Have you ever…

Roses in vineyards

Have you ever… wondered why roses are or were grown in vineyards? One often sees roses planted at the end of rows of vines in vineyards. Yet, this seems a rather silly place to plant something that is considered a … Continue reading

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Have you ever – lived your dream?

Wow! Where does the time go? So much for all my promises and intentions to post more regularly on this blog! But I have been putting the time to good use – I promise! Which brings me to the purpose … Continue reading

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Have you ever…. had issues with photo sizes?

I live in an area on the edge of a medium sized city, where many ‘in town’ inhabitants have good access to the internet. However, despite many political promises, it seems that our district is stuck with inadequate online capability and will be for … Continue reading

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Nature’s knots!

While gazing upward at the most incredible mountains I have ever seen, I nearly missed something else, which was just as amazing. The mountains were the mighty Drakensberge in South Africa. The walk I was on will appear in a … Continue reading

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Have you ever…. seen a Social Weaver nest?

Travelling in the north west of South Africa, in the beautiful Kalahari desert, you may be surprised to come across what looks like a bale of hay suspended on a power pole! Further investigation will reveal a constant stream of … Continue reading

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Have you ever…. seen fields full of sunshine?

Last year, I was lucky enough to be cycling through fields of brilliant yellow. I was in France, it was summer and the sunflowers were just dazzling. I love the colour yellow – it is associated with sunlight, summer and … Continue reading

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Have you ever…. eaten a BIG egg?

This post is not about lovely big chocolate eggs which a friendly rabbit leaves around the Easter season. Nor is it about the eggs of the mighty ostrich which are huge – weighing in at about 20 times that of … Continue reading

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