Genesis of Life: The Makhonjwa Mountains.

Recently I took a trip to Barberton, which is about an hours drive. There is a restaurant there in an old house dating back to the gold rush days of the 1880s. After lunch, I took a trip into the Makhonjwa Mountains, which is a series of beautiful green hills. The views from a high... Continue Reading →

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Mount Hermon

Mount Hermon. The fifth poem, the ‘Dew of Mount Hermon’, and painting in the series, The Seven Places of Spiritual Abundance. The Dew of Mount Hermon(The Fifth Spiritual Place of Abundance)My spirit is drawn to the snow capped peaksOf the majestic, sacred, Mount Hermon, Where worshippers were captivated by its sacred heights,And peaceful views of... Continue Reading →

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The Cedars of Lebanon.

The painting of the 'Cedars of Lebanon' illustrates the poem, 'The Glory of Lebanon'. This is the 3rd Spiritual Place of Abundance. THE GLORY OF LEBANON. (3rd Spiritual Place of Abundance.) I ascend to the heights of Lebanon, A retreat from the heat of the plains, Exploring the high places of Adonai Where His majesty... Continue Reading →

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Handcrafted Decoy Ducks.

In short, a decoy duck resembles a real duck. They were used in duck hunting to attract real ducks. Originally these ducks were carved from wood, even cork. Modern ducks are made from canvas or plastic. They are painted to look like a genuine duck. Historical ducks today are collector's pieces and the price can... Continue Reading →

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A Sequence of Pics of the Purple Crested Lourie.

I photographed this lourie (turaco) in my garden. I had previously made a number of attempts to photograph these birds but to no avail. At the sight of me, they took off. This day I was fortunate, as you can see. I think those palm berries were too delicious for the bird to abandon! The... Continue Reading →

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The Secret Life of Peafowl.

Can you eat a Peafowl? In Medieval times the birds were prepared by roasting and then the feathers were arranged on and around the roast. This made it appear as if the fowl was still alive! Here’s the presentation instructions from Medieval times; “wynde the skynwit the fethurs and the taile aboughtthe body, And serue... Continue Reading →

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Snow Queens.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Snow Queen' SNOW QUEENS   I look up. The hibiscuses are invariably there! Peering through their snow-streaked leaves. Gazing down from the heights,   Like inquisitive, spruced up socialites.   Curious they are about their surrounds – What is in the air and on the ground.   They twist and twirl in all... Continue Reading →

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Mystic Blue

Using blue in a painting, other than where it is considered natural, generally promotes feelings of depression, sadness and mystery. One of my favourite artists who went through a ‘blue period’ was Picasso, from 1901 to 1906.  All of his works during this time depict strong feelings of gloom and despair. The Absinthe Drinker (after... Continue Reading →

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Art, Photography, Crotons and Butterflies.

BUTTERFLIES ON CROTON LEAVES. https://fineartamerica.com/featured/butterflies-on-croton-leaves-caroline-street.html [This post features 4 images.] I have many favorite things in my life, and I have combined four of them in this post, i.e., art, photography, crotons and butterflies. (You know, those flowers that fly around 🦋🦋🦋 and bring such joy to the heart ❤️! I am fortunate to have... Continue Reading →

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