Tag: Suid Afrika

Wat is ‘n Nul-Vullis Lewe?

Zero-waste, geen vullis, vullis-vry. Vullis pla my nog my hele lewe lank. Ek kan goed onthou hoe ek in die laerskool ‘n “bende” gestig het wat natuurbewaring moes doen. Pouse moes almal vullis optel op die skoolveld. Nodeloos om te sê, dit het nie baie lank gehou nie, […]

Die einde van nog ‘n dag

Die son sak stadig dansend oor die horison soos ‘n rooi bal straaltjies word vasgevang in klein reënbogies onder elke spilpunt Kiewiete pik elke insek wat opspring voor die wiele Skape stap stadig verby in die rigting van hul kraal Ver kan ‘n trekker gesien word soos dit […]

Raising a Spotted Hyena – Part 1

I don’t really know where to start with this story about an animal that is now closest to my heart. Spotted Hyenas are interesting animals. Their whoops and calls during the night are a big part of the African experience. I am quite scared of them. Especially in natural areas with no fences to keep […]

Basil and Tomato

Waiting for summer

I try to embrace the moment and live every second to the fullest, but there is no hiding my feelings on this: I love summer. Summer in the Eastern Freestate is green and colourful with flowers, green grass, lots of baby animals, lots of rain, lots of sun […]

Tikka

An introduction to my pets

We live with two permanent pets. An Australian Cattle Dog, called Tikka and a beautiful ginger cat, called Felix. Tikka is a very active and very loving dog. He is now 2,3 years . He loves chasing warthog and springbuck, going on game drives and stealing game meat […]