Spring eruptions


As if these just aren’t beautiful enough, how about these …

purple arums

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 my fig tree.  Last summer our town endured a wrenching die-off of the fig trees due to some fungus.  But look at this …


and this …


My other fig tree still looks a little ill, but it’s alive.  A cutting I took has sprouted so it’s all looking good for figs this year.

fruit tree

and soft fruit


peas straight off the vine, yummy yum yum.


And now for a completely gratuitous cute kitten picture.  I learned an interesting thing about blue-eyes cats, in artificial light they glimmer red.  Yes they do.  Grab one and see for yourself.




South African writer, crafter and all round animal lover
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