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Coriolistic Anachronisms – Recent Posts

   

Woodstock, Winter, White

Yet another escape towards the Catskills yields peace and beauty

So time has passed but the flame burns hot. Recently, a small celebration was in order after seven years of blaze. They decided to get out of the Big Apple for the allotted two days of a city-slave weekend. He rented, through a phone app, bits back and forth and no…

Kirstenbosch Flowers

A few gems from Cape Town's National Botanical Garden

These were taken last December, during a ritual visit to Kirstenbosch which is located just a stone’s throw away when we are at home in Constantia, South Africa. In the background, Table Mountain’s majestic cliffs. Pincushion

Snake!

Puff adder - Cape Point, South Africa

We spotted this impressively colored specimen of puff adder, called pofadder in Afrikaans, during a drive through Cape Point last December. Indiana Jones’ heart would have skipped a bit. Marie stepped on the breaks and I ran out with the camera. African puff adder –…

Cats

Whiskers and fur galore, Québec-style

Forever deprived of the utterly endearing and highly sophisticated disdain of our late Estorbo, cat of a lifetime, Marie and I have been carefully avoiding the subject of his magnificence in particular, and all feline supremacy as a whole, like one treads lightly on the edges of…

Birds of De Mond, an EVA – Part 2

Spotted eagle owls, Cape sugarbirds, malachite sunbirds and everything in between

While on our De Mond EVA, the friendly ranger who checked us in showed us a mother spotted eagle owl, in good old SANParks fashion. Later we found the two chicks. And finally, on the last day, the dad flew right above our heads to a tree…

Birds of De Mond, an EVA – Part 1

Very near the southernmost tip of Africa, De Mond Nature Reserve is a pristine bird paradise - Sci-Fi Version

Imagine yourself adrift in the harsh emptiness of interstellar space, transiting from the cozy orbit of a southern sun called Cape Town to the outskirts of a black hole on the Eastern Galactic Belt of the Garden Route. Not much around in terms of pit…