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Animals are always true to their natures; it’s human beings who betray theirs. That’s why I’m often on the side of animals. I’ve long let go of that absurd little dictum that only human beings are the crowning glory of … Continue reading

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St Lucia – Place of Dreams

We’ve just got back from St Lucia which lies about 220 Kilometres North of Durban on the East Coast of South Africa. The area around the village has been declared a World Heritage Site. Had a wonderful four days there. … Continue reading

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From My Sketchbook – 6

This is a water colour and brown ink I did of the Namibian landscape. We had the wonderful opportunity to live in Namibia for some years – a beautiful country to the West of South Africa with its coastline on … Continue reading

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Red in Tooth and Claw

The other day I was reading about nature being “red in tooth and claw.”  The meaning offered for the phrase was this: “A reference to the sometimes violent natural world, in which predatory animals unsentimentally cover their teeth and claws with … Continue reading

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Haiku 7

When I saw this I just had to take the shot with my cell phone:   Beyond the womb Foetal dreams still linger A new world beckons

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