Tag Archives: humor

Caption this . . .

Have you voted for Caption This #6 yet? If not please go here. It’s easy, and fun – and FREE! The setting: At the Grootkolk wilderness camp, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. During a quieter period at the water bowl, the little bird below decided to take a bath, and then sat grooming itself. I originally captioned […]

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I am having somebody else’s dreams

I’m going to be away from home for a while. Not a vacation though – I’m going to go and stay with a family member who has recently had surgery. For those of you who know me, do not panic! I’m just there to do the domestic tasks, walk the dog, answer the phone, keep […]

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Caption This . . .

Have you voted for Caption This #5 yet? If not please go here. It’s easy, and fun – and FREE! The setting: The Grootkolk Wilderness Camp (Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park) at sunset. A leopard comes down to the waterhole to drink. We (the humans) are huddling around the communal campfire a mere 50 metres away, braaing […]

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Big Brother is watching you

This post is NOT part of the Kalahari Series! 😉  Although I still have Kalahari photos to show and Kalahari stories to tell, I thought I’d give you all (and me) a break from it. A while back I was out shopping and I saw the following headline on our local paper: “Big Brother is […]

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Caption this . . .

Have you voted for Caption This #4 yet? If not please go here. It’s easy, and fun – and FREE! The setting: Close to a waterhole in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. In a previous post I featured a little movie which showed Blue Wildebeest coming to a waterhole to drink. In it you can see […]

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Caption this . . .

I will be putting up a poll of the captions entered on Saturday 15 October. So you have a whole week to get creative! Last week’s winner is: Lisa from Woman Wielding Words – see her caption here. When you spend time watching animals and birds in the bush, you often see them in amusing […]

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Writing a good humour caption

As those who follow this blog know, I’ve recently started a “Caption this . . .” series. From the number of hits the series is getting, it seems to be popular with readers. Several of you are already participating, but a comment from Kathryn McCullough indicated that although people may be interested, they don’t know […]

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Fierce Creatures

This post is part of  Kalahari  Series II – 2011. The previous post in the series is Showing your kid where its food comes from. Also see Kalahari Series I – 2009. At all of the unfenced wilderness camps in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (KTP) they have a “Welcome to . . .” note taped […]

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A response to “Hiking in the Buff”

I thought I would post this response I got from Wyrdsmyth to yesterday’s Hiking in the Buff post, as he lives in Germany and can therefore give a more balanced view on the topic. [And I’m not sure if everybody reads the comments] Wyrdsmyth writes: Germany Calling … I think it’s important to point out here […]

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Hiking in the buff

My brother recently shared this article with me. He lives in Germany and goes hiking – though as far as I know with his clothes on! After reading it, I thought I just had to share it with you all. So what am I talking about? A TIME magazine article called Hike Naked: Germany Opens […]

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