Not mist; just a drizzle

Peaches on their way

In a few months we harvest (if any left by the birds…)

The Borderline ….

… between the lagoon and the ocean… Waiting for the natural breach.

It’s wet

The Western Cape in South Africa had during the past month twice as much rain as average and it also almost equalled to all time record of 1997. And it keeps on raining this month as well with every now and than a break between showers. But, despite the rain, the Freesias keep on flowering …

Do NOT hug a Tree in the Southernmost Forest of the African Continent

Tree huggers are a rare breed of the human race. They hug trees, seemingly unaware of damaging (even killing) the life of the bark of the tree such as mosses, epiphytes and fungi that have a lively mutual beneficial exchange with the tree. Especially in the ‘Platbos‘ (meaning ‘Flat Forest’) near our village which is …

Visitors of the South

Imaginary of the Esplanade in Hermanus, South Africa. It’s South Africa’s whale-watching hotspot for tourists but most of them eat and drink on the terraces …. and … , seemingly, forget about the whales…. More eye for what is on the menu…

Freesia

Yes; it’s Freesia time of the year here in South Africa..

Home Sweet Home

These pictures show how millions of South Africans are housed. To avoid misunderstandings: it’s NOT the homestead of South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma. This guy has always been very privileged … 😉 …; most probably never stayed in a shack (well I did and it was quite an experience. Everything there except electricity and a …

YYYYESSSSSSSS!!!! Cactus Time again

Top-Down approach …

…. of the leafs of a Kalanchoe thyrsifolia from Madagascar.