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I was recently taken back to one of my most favourite places – Kruger National Park (in South Africa). Unfortunately, this was a not a personal visit, which would have been lovely, but Lisa (“Notes from Africa“) is currently travelling … Continue reading

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Foxy – a special meerkat

I recently was lucky enough to spend a month travelling in South Africa. The purpose for the visit was primarily to do some very exciting family tree research, to catch up with newly found family members and to get my … Continue reading

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Le chat noir

While exploring the very old part of the village of Châteauneuf du Rhône in France, I suddenly came across this black cat – le chat noir. It was sitting quietly in the doorway observing passers by (which at the time … Continue reading

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Bicycle lights for kangaroos

Anyone who has spent any time watching kangaroos will know that they are incredibly inquisitive. The mob of 25 or so individuals which call my back paddock home certainly fall into this category. I am fortunate to own a place … Continue reading

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Looking up to find a Bearded Woodpecker

It was early in October. The countryside was bone dry and the rivers and creeks were fast becoming puddles and dry sandy or rocky beds. Green grass was something that could only be found around the few waterholes and it … Continue reading

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A warm soft pouch – a good place for a joey!

Kangaroos are a relatively common animal to come across while travelling in the rural countryside in Australia. They are also more readily located in some habitats than others (and this varies with the species). I live in an area where … Continue reading

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That golden time of day

Life today is so busy and full, that sometimes we forget to stop and just live for the present moment. To stop worrying about tomorrow and what was not completed today, but to just simply “be”. Every now and again, … Continue reading

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