Monthly Archives: September 2015

Bunny Repellant FAIL

The predator crouches, poised but inches away from the unsuspecting prey… oh never mind … OO, look.  A spider … Advertisements

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Foiling the critters – a full time job

The new soil is in the raised beds and the seeds are already sprouting. Unfortunately I had to cover the beds with fairly unsightly chicken wire for three reasons : Reason 1 who is astonished that he has no access … Continue reading

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What a shame

The aftermath of last night’s fire.  News reports state that it was caused by lightning. It’s not over yet, this is how it looked this afternoon.

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What you never want to see from your front stoep

My mountain is on fire What a strange day, the wind was howling so strongly I couldn’t get my car door closed.  And it was hot, jersey on-and-off and on-and-off kind of weather and now this … That’s a large … Continue reading

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Spring eruptions

As if these just aren’t beautiful enough, how about these … Spring is busting out all over the Western Cape and it’s a glorious sight to behold.  Each day brings a new eruption of gorgeousness. Best surprise of all was … Continue reading

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