These creatures were created for freedom; to run wild! And only from a distance, to be admired.
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 →
There is nothing as fascinating to photograph than the dragonfly. First there is the exciting moment when you spot one, usually near water, but I also find them hovering in my garden on a favorite plant. Once they find a plant they like, they will usually be there for a while. Now, I run for... Continue Reading →
I first discovered these unusual creatures on a lovely summer day. It was a hot day, and I had the sensation on water been dripped onto my skin, as if someone was flicking their wet fingers at me. The coolness of the drips was quite refreshing, and as I am not one to ignore anything... 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 →
No sooner is spring sprung and so are the frogs! They usually croak at night from 10:00 p.m until 2:00 a.m. At first I used to collect them in a bucket and put them over the wall, hoping they would head on over to the vlei (stream) behind my house. My efforts were futile. These... Continue Reading →
What attracted me to these insects was the strange 'stuff' attached to their feet, and as they moved very quickly little bubbles were produced around the feet. They look like spiders but they are insects from the family called Gerridae. They do not bite or sting! They are found where there is water with a... Continue Reading →