Category Archives: Image Gallery

Dancing on the wild side!

I recently read a beautiful post titled “Wanna dance?” What followed was a wonderful recount of a pause in time – to simply soak up the present and enjoy the beauty that nature had on offer. Yet the main feature of the post was … Continue reading

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“Beestekraal” Station Restaurant

My last post showed a lady in pink tending her garden. I indicated that this photo was taken at a restaurant which used to be a station. But this is no ordinary restaurant. While you wait for your food to … Continue reading

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The lady in pink

There are times when everything just works fantastically  together to create a lovely image. I spotted this lady tending her garden recently, and could not resist the wonderful combination of colours and the even lighting. The pinks and mauves in the … Continue reading

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Christmas wishes

I recently posted posted photos of the amazing home and garden of Helen Martins. This remarkable person used glass to decorate the inside of her home, while filling her garden with concrete sculptures – many hundreds of them! I promised … Continue reading

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Helen’s garden at the Owl House

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post on a lady called Helen Martins. Those who read the story will remember that she was an interesting person who decorated her house with crushed glass in many different colours. It is … Continue reading

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Have you ever… seen a Xanthorrhoea flower?

There is no doubt. There are some pretty amazing plants in this world of ours. Two in particular stand out for me amongst the Australian flora – the Gymea Lily and the Xanthorrhoea or Grass Tree. Gymea Lilies do not … Continue reading

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Fire in the sky

I am very spoilt in that I get treated to lots of spectacular sunrises and sunsets where I live. Some do not last for very long, the incredible colours and clouds are there for a matter of minutes before fading away. For these, … Continue reading

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