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Caption This #8 Winner

We have a tie for Caption This #8, so the honours go to two people. Barking in the Dark with the caption “Mick Jagger schmagger“ is a joint winner with Kate Kresse from Believe Anyway for the caption “Feet don’t fail me now!!!“. Congratulations to you both! Also see the previous winners at the Caption […]

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Caption This #7 Winner

We have a winner for Caption This #7 which you, the reader, voted for. To see who won go to Caption This #7. Also see the previous winners at the Caption This Winners Gallery.

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Caption This #6 Winner

We have a winner for Caption This #6 which you, the reader, voted for. To see who won go to Caption This #6. Also see the previous winners at the Caption This Winners Gallery. [PS: Due to an error on my part, you may have missed the winner of Caption This #5 (click on link […]

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We have a winner!

We have a winner for Caption This #4 which you, the reader, voted for. To see who won go to Caption This #4. Also see the previous winners at the Caption This Winners Gallery.

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Only 3 days to go . . .

Have you voted for Caption This #4 yet? If not please go here. It’s easy, and fun – and FREE! Only 3 days to go until voting closes. Voting so far has been slower than I’d have liked. This is your opportunity to have a say in who wins – your vote counts!

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How my site works

If you are a regular reader of my blog, you will have noticed a recent change in the layout. Being intelligent and blog-savvy people, I’ll not bore you with too many instructions, but here are some tips which you may not know. My new theme allows me to display three “featured posts” in the area […]

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Clouded Marbles’ version of events

Riekie (AKA Clouded Marbles) has written her version of the photo walks we did together. They are her Any excuse to visit a friend series of posts. You really should take a look. She says such nice things about the town I live in, Lucy and Rosie, and ME! Seriously though, you’ll get an outsider’s […]

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Houston, we have a problem

Message to my readers and fellow bloggers: My computer died on Monday night. Just shut down and refused to wake up again. My best efforts (embarrassingly not great!) together with a phone consultation with an IT friend (who does know what she’s doing), did nothing to revive it. So it was delivered to a “professional” […]

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The story behind the lion photo

So after doing some Google research, I finally found what looks like the story behind the “Camping in the Kalahari” photo. It is far more scary than I initially imagined. The story first appeared in Afrikaans in Die Burger on the 19 March 2011, with an English translation posted online on The Witness site. You […]

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If you thought I was kidding . . .

In yesterday’s post I wrote about hyenas sniffing and pawing at my canvas “cabin”, and I’ve previously told stories of predators wandering through the other wilderness camps we have stayed in. If you thought I was kidding, you need to take a look at the photograph in this post (see Camping in the Kalahari). As […]

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