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Kruger

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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A touch of green and gold

The best time of day for me is during those ‘golden hours’ when a hot sun has finally sunken low enough in the evening sky to leave a warm golden glow. It is a time of peace, when it is … Continue reading

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An elephant in stone

There is no doubt that one of the mightiest creatures that walks the planet is the elephant. Nothing else looks even vaguely similar or comes close in terms of size, except perhaps some of the giants of the oceans. I … Continue reading

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Take me to Africa….

Every now and again, life gets incredibly frustrating and I feel a deep need to escape from the daily grind. This past week has turned out to be one of those times. To get away from the complexities of our … Continue reading

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Taking time out with Spotted Eagle-Owls

Alas, there has been another long break in my posting to this website over the past weeks. This has not been because of another trip overseas (sadly 🙂 ), but simply because the pace of everyday activities just got so … 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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Weekly photo challenge: Beyond (his reach!)

There is no doubt about it. Giraffe are one of the tallest animals on this planet. This is not an evolutionary mistake – it has taken eons for their species to evolve that long neck and those long, strong, legs. … Continue reading

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