Say what? Rock Pigeon pops by for a visit this afternoon. Ark.
Olive thrush. Female White Bellied Sunbird. Photographed this afternoon. Ark.
The temperature has plummeted over the past two days and along with the seasonal high winds we are all back to thick jerseys. But life goes on irrespective of the weather … Building work continues … one of a few drainage holes put in place during the partial rebuild of a section of the retaining … More Leading you up the garden path
After registering online our notification finally came through yesterday and at 9.00hrs this morning off we toddled to get ‘jabbed’. One down …. Ark.
I have recently been in … and I use this term quite loosely …. discussion with a group of mostly Catholic apologists who revel in a more philosophical approach to their beliefs, in some cases churning out reams and reams of, well, verbiage comes to mind – or perhaps mindless would be more appropriate – … More Oh for gods sake! Evidence is ….
A pair of Hadeda Ibis share the neighbour’s roof with an Egyptian Goose this morning as they all settled down to greet the sun. After shopping we always sanitize packets and all related paraphernalia. Here Number 7 stakes his claim to the cat food! Bitter Orange, ready for picking! Marmalade? A seasonal visitor and a … More Bits n’ Bobs
Three birds, on a cold winter’s day. Speckled Mousebird Glossy Starling Cape Wagtail. The Wagtail is an infrequent visitor to our spot and I initially heard her rather than saw her. Being quite a small bird it took me a few moments to locate her. Ark
My favourite from this band. Ark
While snow fell in various parts of the Cape, late last night at our spot the temperature plummeted to minus 3. No snow, but a tad chilly nonetheless! This morning: Chickens on ice? Danny inspects the ice circle emptied from the dog’s water bowl. Two days ago. A burst water main just up the road … More Cold as Ice – Bits n’Bobs
Okay campers, our Ems has a picture entered in the Facebook competition below, so do the clicky-click thing on the image below and give her artwork in the comments section a like or two. Edit: Just a brief note of thanks to all who upvoted Ems’ drawing. She was notified by the company as the … More ”She’s a rainbow….”
Chickens out for a stroll. Ridge Road, yesterday. Feeling Blue? Eat some cake! Emily’s Cakes
After a cold snap a couple of days ago. Ice from the dog’s water bowl. …and from the water bucket outside the shed! Another raised bed made last week. This one is quite small but I didn’t have more wood on hand for anything larger. I’ve fertilised it with waste from the koi pond and … More Bits and Bobs