Vultures and hyenas do nature a great service.
The supernatural vines of inspiration Are climbing everywhere. Their buds proclaim, “There is a change in the air!”
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 →
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 →
FEED THE BIRDS. Early morning risers, Some wet to the bone, Snatching sleep Huddling on cold stone. Not much rest after a night of rain, Shelter is scarce. Trees drenched, Big rain drops, Those that make the feathers flop! Ahhh! A ray of sunshine, Breaking through the cold, purple dawn. Those still wet... Continue Reading →
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 →
Over the last three years I have collected charity scarves with a view of doing something with them. The Covid-19 lockdown has got me doing things other than painting. I have two old Elna sewing machines which I cleaned and oiled, and also gave my sewing paraphernalia a good sorting out. In the sewing basket,... Continue Reading →
Birds have that something that is a little more challenging for me as an artist than most subjects. I am a bird-lover and I guess the main reason why I am attracted to birds, besides their beauty, is their happiness! Painting and photographing birds have filled many of my hours. The featured image in this post... Continue Reading →