Late afternoon and I heard the approach of the chickens. As they love to wander into my office, I got up to close the security gate and as I was about to pull it to I heard a call and looked up. Even from a distance I knew this was not a bird I had … More New Species!
We are down to the final two Swallowtail chrysalis and this morning as I sat at my computer, Catherine, who’s spending the day, pointed to the 5ltr water bottle on my desk and exclaimed: ”Look, Ark, there’s a butterfly in the bottle.” I hadn’t even noticed! And then there was one … Cindy has … More It fluttered by – through the eyes of a child.
Death’s Head Hawkmoth Caterpillar (Acherontia atropos) After a fairly hurried photo shoot – not wanting to stress the caterpillar, and a quick Google search for info- it was deposited in one of the cut transparent 5 ltr water bottles I use for seedlings atop of some potato leaves and about three inches of dirt. … More Look What The Cat Dragged In
Good gravy. Show ONE command in the Christian book if living and instruction known as the New Testament where a believer is called upon to stone behead, or kill anybody under the guise of doing God a favor which your pet friend Hitler tried. Colorstorm. …. and simply has to be flushed out once and … More Sometime the filth becomes a little too much ..
In Blue In Yellow/Orange Ark.
Robinchat taking flight. Ark.
A rarely encountered Bark Mantis, rescued from the paws of one of the cats. Took him, unharmed away from the cat and placed him outside in a tree. And now you can see … or rather not see … why they are rarely encountered! Ark
No, is the claim from a Pastor, who, in his usual display of Christian love argues: ….much beloved of atheist fundamentalists who think it is a killer question. But the answer really is not that difficult if you stop to think about it….its just that few do! I don’t suppose the dear Pastor includes himself … More Does Your Religion Depend On Where You Were Born?
Text from a recent podcast I listened to over at David Robertson’s Third Space site between a Dr. Sameh Maurice and Robert Martin on the Power of Prayer. Dr. Maurice:’We have seen signs, wonders miracles , people raised from the dead … Robert Martin: ”You’ve seen people raised from the dead?” Dr. Maurice: ”Yeah, yeah … More Oh, for gods’ sake!
After hitting record highs in Jo’burg for November it decided to rain …. for three days, and then the mist rolled in. Someone nicked the Tower. Hadeda Ibis sits it out. No on-board lights so can’t fly in the fog. But at least the veggies welcome the rain. Bunch of has beans. Kammy braves the … More leading you up the garden path. And it all went soggy.
While indulging in five minutes of semi-random article clicking on my Reader I came across something on a site called Christianity Today titled: Why the Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief role is invaluable I wonder, does a badge and a hat come with the job? You can read the article if you … More Religious freedom. Contradiction of terms?
I’ve mentioned on numerous occasions I don’t usually get involved in political subject matter, however, this one over at The Wee Flea – Why is Antisemitism such a Big Issue in the General Election? – I took a closer interest in, notably as it is written by Pastor David Robinson, who is a Christian. While … More A topic long over – jew?