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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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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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Goanna up a gum tree!

When one thinks of Australian fauna, the animals that come immediately to mind are Koalas, Kangaroos and Wallabies. For those who prefer critters with feathers, there are also many beautiful birds to enjoy. However, an animal which is not generally readily … Continue reading

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Have you ever… looked for squirrel gliders?

Some time ago I posted an article on the big Eucalyptus tree that I have in my garden. I have also done a previous post on an encounter with a squirrel glider. This week’s travel challenge from Ailsa at Where’s … Continue reading

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A whole lot of poo

There are hundreds of species of plants and animals in Kruger*. But one is quite small, rarely seen, and if it is seen, is largely ignored. Yet it is responsible for one of the most critical functions in this large … 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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A glider in my laundry

We were driving home one night just on dark and were just past a small bridge when we came across an animal lying on the road. The bridge crosses a creek which is flanked by native vegetation and we were … Continue reading

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