The Osprey

The Osprey (Pandion haiaĆ«tus. Fam.Aquilidae) has his habitat along lakes, sea shores and rivers throughout Southern Africa except in the dry areas. I survives purely on fish. But when I was picturing this one he could not find any prey; the fishermen on the beach were also complaining…

Sunset …

…. above our village as seen from a neighboring town in the West at the other side of the mountains.

Good Morning ……

….. I’m just passing by.

There is no difference in the water….

Took this picture last Sunday at the Southern Most Tip of the African Continent. Except for this monument and a beautiful lighthouse (see one of the previous postings) there is not much to see in Cape Agulhas. But for hikers … well, that’s different; an 5.5 km stroll in a nature reserve!

Walk Air

Shot this one from the front door.

Every Evening a Feast for the Eye

I’m privileged to live in a part of the world with amazing sunsets and sunrises. Can’t stop picturing them.

Moon Hiding

Late last night:

Another 2 of those wonderful sunsets

We did some landscaping

A few months ago we were awarded with the assignment for a truly water wise minimalist garden that hardly needs any maintenance. The owners are not gardeners but like to enjoy the outdoor in their spare time off. The garden, exclusive the house measures around 700 square meters which we leveled, than put a root …

Mandela Day in the village

Today we celebrated Mandela Day at the pre-primary school Funimfundo in informal settlement Die Kop near our village. For 67 (+) minutes around 20 volunteers from all walks of life worked in the garden or were engaged with improving the plumbing. And the children? They had their afternoon nap (more or less, see pics) and …