[This post contains 13 images] Have you ever wondered what the significance of a rose is? Mmm, Make sure you get the right message, or you could be in for a surprise or a shock!
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 →
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Snow Queen' SNOW QUEENS Arrayed in their finest corolla, snow queens gape from the height of the chaotic shrub. A few, inquisitive, spruced-up debutantes peep through dense variegated leaves, surveying the garden’s display and wildlife: what’s buzzing around or crawling on the ground. Others twist and twirl in all directions, perhaps to satisfy... Continue Reading →
DAES EAGE. Daes eage quietly unfurls its rays at dawn. Peace and elation, it brings to all. Even in distress, it makes one smile, No wonder! Its fame is far and wide. Found in every jubilant colour, but blue. Symbolic of joy, not moods. It is spread far and wide across all terrains, From... Continue Reading →
I am in awe of leaves. They are perfect for abstract photography. I'm usually thinking 'leaf planet' when I photograph them. Hence, the poem, 'Once Upon a Leaf'. ONCE UPON A LEAF. How curious can I possibly be? To envision a day upon a leaf. A Tom Thumb I would need to be! To... Continue Reading →
Spotted bush snakes are regular visitors to my garden. I am not a snake lover, but these snakes are quite harmless. If I was ever asked what my favorite snake is, I would say the spotted bush snake. They are slender snakes, and reach a length of one metre. They hunt gecko and frogs and... Continue Reading →
Like I said, I am feeling 'Spring Silly'. I know I am not the only one, it affects the best of us! I love spring. I could jump and shout, and go on and on about this crazy season, but I won't! BUT I did do some crazy stuff with my spring photographs. Just for... Continue Reading →