Illustrious orchid, harbinger of spring, Your spectacular beauty sings! A tonic to my eyes, a spiritual lift Is your communication to me.
We have moved into spring, and usually at this stage of the season here in the Lowveld of South Africa it is already quite hot, this year the weather has for the most part been kind and cool with soaking drizzle every few days. Coming out of six months of various stages of lock down,... Continue Reading →
(This post contains poetry and seven images.) THE HUMBLEST FLOWER © The gracious tulip, renowned For its hue and beauty, Humbly bows down Towards the ground. Its posture offers a view of its being, Which glows in a shaft of light. A scintilla of heavenly blue Enhances its purple hues. Minute fingers dusted with pollen... 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 →
(This post contains 11 images). Photography has led me into a whole new world of flora. I am no longer happy just photographing these creations, but find myself doing little studies on them as well. I have always been fascinated by the sausage tree but then, who would not be? This amazing tree is common... 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 →
BEAUTY FOR ASHES Beaten down? I will raise you up and set your crown. Hopeless and forlorn? There is always a new morn. Fearful and alone? I am with you, I will preserve you. Sick and frail? I will be your guard rail, You will prevail. Do you flounder in the dark? My light will... Continue Reading →