Monthly Archives: October 2015

Garden fail … er … experiments

There are no garden failures, only experiments and never has this been so true as in my backyard farm.  All my “mistakes” confront me daily, but since I’m the kind of person that can only learn the hard way, I’m … Continue reading

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Funny, not funny

In retrospect it was quite funny.  I walked my guest down the garden path and when I tried to open the wonky little gate to the road … er … it was gone.  Yes gone.  A conspicuous gap where my … Continue reading

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Crazy birds

The first time this happened, I was a bit freaked out, cos I’ve seen that movie. Twenty or thirty birds swooping in and out of my stoep, in and out.  In, touch the wall and out.  In, touch the ceiling … Continue reading

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An embarrassment of riches

Apparently the person I have to thank for this and this and these and this and this one and a whole bunch of these is a lady called Auntie Babs.  I never met Auntie Babs, but apparently Auntie Babs built … Continue reading

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A Tornado in my backyard

I don’t have a picture of this, my camera batteries have an unerring ability to discern when there’s a photo opportunity and promptly die, but trust me, I had a Tornado in my backyard that looked very much like this … Continue reading

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