The Difference

Yes there is a difference between stones from the Atlantic- and those from the Indian Ocean. Really; shot this picture at the Southernmost tip of the African Continent.

Modern ‘slavery’

They call it a ‘slave wall’ but I do not know the exact meaning. Is it a wall build by slaves or a wall to keep the slaves in? Or both? A winery nearby, situated on an estate with the remains of century (centuries?) old buildings decided to do something about the entrance. Plenty of …

The fragrance of baby powder

In South Africa ‘Baby Buttocks’ is one of the many names given to this Lithop specie. Lithops (several hundreds of species/hybrids/varieties) originate from Southern Africa and sometimes people walk on them assuming they are walking on stones; hence another name ‘Living Stones’. The variety in our collection spreads the fragrance of a certain brand of …