Bits n’ Bobs

Max the hen and Whitefoot the kitten share a moment. We have an Albino Pigeon, named ‘Buzz’ that was born on our property and even though he has left the nest, he does return from time to time. This rather fat fledgling made a recent appearance and we suspect it is the offspring of ‘Buzz’. … More Bits n’ Bobs

Bits and bobs

Cindy. Dog day afternoon … in winter. Long range shot of an African Harrier Hawk (Gymnogene). Max among the geraniums. The next door neighbours recently acquired two (formally) feral kittens ( for their young son, apparently) – the wife works at the zoo so although not confirmed yet we presume this was where they came … More Bits and bobs

Birds, Bits n’ Bobs

Male White Bellied Sunbird on the Aloes Palm Moon Cindy and Virgil. Across the Valley Tiny False House Button Spider hanging on the fridge door. The blue lines are lines on a sheet of paper. Photo credit: Emily. Painted Lady Common Bulbul Pelargonium Fiscal Flycatcher   Flower Crab Spider and Bee. Hadeda Ibis. Autumn Hues … More Birds, Bits n’ Bobs

Bits n’Bobs

Female Amethyst Sunbird Benji on the front wall. Our resident Garden Orb Weaver. Hasn’t moved since she established her web among the lavender. Milkweed Locust. Mané – ”Did you see that?” Painted Lady Mr & Mrs. Flycatcher Ark

Odds n’ Ends and bits n’ bobs

Potted Potatoes Progressing Purposefully. Thar’s gold on them thar wings!” Thysanoplusia orichalcea, Golden Plusia  Found it’s way into my office yesterday evening. Millie. I was obliged to go wash my hands somewhere else. Our Pink Lady, still enjoying residency among the lavender in the back garden. Ark

Bits n’ Bobs

Common Leopard – Phalanta phalantha A rare visitor indeed! Buffalo Heart Tomato – picked from the garden yesterday. Will ripen fully in a day or two. Best tasting tomatoes we have eaten. Hillbrow Post Office Tower – Saturday, After the Rain. Benji: ‘Check Diary – no appointments, have a snooze.’   Ark

Bits ‘n Bobs

Millie – Siesta Watching Cricket. Leaving on a … Jacaranda Canopy. Suburb of Kensington. Stuck on the highway. Time for tea and cake? Hillbrow Tower.     Ark