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The beauty of sunlight. Taken in the woods while exploring the light cast by the  late afternoon sun. Advertisements

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“Mystical” Tree Ferns

Tree ferns have a kind of ethereal look about them, especially when the light catches them in a particular way. I was in the Umgeni Birdpark recently and saw these. Standing there with my camera, this little scene communicated an … Continue reading

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A Butterfly and a Blooming Queen Palm

We put out bananas for the butterflies. This is our latest visitor. Took this shot of my neighbour’s  palm tree in bloom. Not sure whether you call them blooms, but I was fascinated by their beauty.

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The Tendency to Cling

While taking this shot of a parasitic plant clinging to a tree, I found myself pondering on that universal human tendency to want to cling to things. We cling to one another, to our reputations, to our money, our opinions, our cultural … Continue reading

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Do Some Stand Out?

We’re all in the stuff of life together, all equal, but do some stand out?

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We Greet You

A wild and mysterious elegance, Shaped with huge patience In depths invisible, Beyond our knowing; We greet you.

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Sights and Smells of Spring

Everything in our complex is alive and in bloom. The sights and smells of Spring fill the air and we all feel so much more alive.

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