More Palmiet Privilege

Spring has sprung. (iNaturalist ID’d the first moth as one of the Giant Silkworm Moths Subfamily Saturniinae) ~~~oo0oo~~~ Forgot to include this. Suncana Bradley’s earlier pic of a female Black Cuckooshrike flying towards her. Unusual, striking.

Palmiet Sightings & Discoveries

An exciting weekend in the valley; good sightings, plants to identify and maybe even a new species discovered! The eggs – ?? – brought some guessing! I asked vegetable or animal? No-one knew. Fish eggs, with a water mongoose being the predator? Berries? Frog eggs? Crab eggs? Eel? Turns out Ingrid D’eathe had found themContinue reading “Palmiet Sightings & Discoveries”

Lockdown Loaded – 2

~~~oo0oo~~~ Then it rained and I remembered a bit late about my duvet! I had put it out to dry in the sun! So I brought it inside – wet – and stayed inside. Mistake! I shouldn’t have! ALL the neighbours showed me what I missed – a rainbow in a sunset! ~~~oo0oo~~~

Cape Vidal Storm Disaster

We took the trailer and found a lovely campsite and settled in. Tom was a mad keen fisherman and Jess loved the waves. Blissful. Peaceful. Tom had his first real fishing rod – a huge surf rod given to him by Trish’s Dad Gompa Neil. Jess was mad keen on gymnastics and swimming back then.Continue reading “Cape Vidal Storm Disaster”