Looking up at the crowns of some really huge (71.5m or 234.5 feet) Karri gum (Eucalyptus diversicolor) trees. To see more photos and information go to the post What do tree surgeons do on their day off?
Once again I have been very lucky to have somebody volunteer a guest post for my blog. As this is somewhere I’d love to go, but probably never will, I was so happy when Christine from Christine Bernasconi Photography went for me! She took some wonderful photographs and wrote this beautiful – and very informative […]
This week’s photo challenge is “Future Tense“. The photos below are of big, colourful fishing lures. The significance of these for this challenge, are that Willie is looking forward to a major fishing trip to Gabon – a country in West Africa. He’s getting very excited about it! Every free moment is spent thinking about, […]
A perfect reflection in a rock pool . . . This is the sea. In these uneven walls A wave lies prisoned. Far and far away Outward to ocean, as the slow tide falls, Her sisters through the capes that hold the bay Dancing in lovely liberty recede. Yet lovely in captivity she lies, Filled […]
I have been lucky to have several talented writers and photographers agree to write guest posts for Notes from Africa. As I had done a “looking back” post for my posts last year, I thought I’d do the same for my guest bloggers. Before beginning with my favourite guest posts though, I’d like to thank […]
This week’s photo challenge is on the topic of lunch. Since my own lunches are rather boring, I thought I’d show you this photo instead. To join in the fun go to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Lunchtime.
Can you guess who this eye belongs to? The distinct markings should give you a clue. Another clue: it’s not a zebra. The eye above belongs to this Gemsbok (Oryx grazella). It’s a very large buck which is specifically adapted to desert life with very little water, and very high day-time temperatures. To join in […]