I had just started working this morning when I heard the familiar clack-clacking of the neighbour’s electrified ‘snake fence’ once again frying something to death.
Some of the larger caterpillars use patterns and colour to mimic snakes, displaying large ‘eyes’ on the sides of their heads or tails. In doing so they appear less appetising for birds.
During our stay in the UK we came across a small band of genuine gypsies living in a small clearing in the New Forest.
I have just returned from a seven week road trip, and have many tales and pictures to share.
Thousands of kilometres later, the animal got washed up on our shores.
Once you have saddled this horse, ride it into the ground and never, ever give up.
Ever been so thirsty that you’d swap a full beer for a single sip of water?
The serenity of once again being one with nature was total as I stood there, appreciating the beauty of it all.
‘Trust only tap water – any other water in the Lowveld should be treated as if there’s crocodiles in it’.
Raoel then had another bath, to which we added red food colouring. He looked magnificent in pink.
That Sunday night, under cover of darkness, we sneaked over and placed our creation against the door of the cooking shack, which also doubled as tool shed.