Living Vicariously As A Peripatetic Shutterbug

{ More musings from the Cantankerous Old Mule }

Tag Archives: Nature

Flowers & fizzle on Friday

Whenever I could make it to the beach I would notice the tiny flowers on either side of the path. On Sunday I went out with my macro lens, which … Continue reading

May 4, 2018 · 3 Comments

How’s the serenity? So much serenity!

As someone who didn’t grow up at the coast, I love the whole vibe of the place in general, as well as the “beachy” decor in the beach house itself. My … Continue reading

May 3, 2018 · 4 Comments

Just another ho-hum sunset

I’ve been really bummed not to get outside more often, what with being laid up in bed, but this particular evening was just breathtaking! As the evening went on, and … Continue reading

May 2, 2018 · 5 Comments

Heading to the coast is definitely for the birds

I don’t have any true “birding” lenses – none of mine can zoom enough to capture them as well as I’d always like to. Also, I sometimes go out only … Continue reading

April 28, 2018

A real show to welcome us to the seaside

We arrived at the sea after dark on our travel day, but our first full day here was beautiful – dead calm and clear. As evening approached, and with wispy … Continue reading

April 26, 2018 · 4 Comments

Parting shots from the Cape

So, what do you think? Shall I post one more time from the Cape before flying back to the hustle and bustle of Gauteng? I think so. Back up-country my … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

In search of horses, I found death in the dying light

Yesterday evening I went in search of the mythical “wild horses of Botriver & Kleinmond”. Just outside Kleinmond, towards Hermanus, one takes the turn-off from the R44 down a dirt road to … Continue reading

June 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

Rainy days in the Cape

The last two days have been cold and rainy – which is typical in the Cape in winter. Don’t get me wrong – I love the weather. The only negative … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 · 2 Comments

Oh fynbos, you’re so fine, you’re so fine you blow my mind …

Fynbos (pronounced feɪnbɒs) is a small belt of vegetation in South Africa’s Western Cape province. It forms part of the Cape Floral Kingdom, the smallest of the world’s six floral kingdoms, and … Continue reading

May 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

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