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Nature-lover, gardener, Succulent Growers community owner, Curangel curator
Johannesburg, South Africa
September 25, 2016
Ok Now I want in on the action...
Well after seeing so many really cool urbex or urban exploration posts on here, I thought he why not give it a shot. Do some trespassing of my own. However as I live in the middle of nowhere there's nothing
What I saw on expired 35mm in Israel/ Palestine. Unedited. Unfiltered. #161 Photographs straight from my 1989 Pentax K1000.
With this post I assume it is of great interest (to someone at least), to see, unedited, unfiltered, what a street photographer captures before they has the chance to filter out 98% of the material and
The Cider Pressing - September 18, 2021 @goldenoakfarm
On Saturday morning I got up at 5AM and started getting ready for the cider pressing at 1PM. By 8:30 I was ready to start chopping all the drops I had collected and washed. I chopped until 11AM when my
Alien Art Hive
Demons - AI Art and Human Writing [en/spa]
Demons. You can feel them crawling along your spine. You hear the gnashing of their teeth, like the rustle of something old and rusty, carried by a chilly winter breeze. And when you least expect it, you
Proof of Brain
An email to the money tree
from: Brandt Uriah McPoorman to: The Money Tree date: Aug 28, 2021, 5:43 PM subject: Regarding the lack of money growing on you Dear Money Tree: It has come to my attention that you are no longer producing
LANE No. 6 // A Disorienting Visual Journey through India (Original Film)
Lane No.6 is an experimental visual exploration of a single street in Pune, India. It focuses heavily on the chaotic daily life of stray dogs and workers who reside on the fringes of Indian Society. It
Gardenjournal: winter of our discontent
Winter was extremely brutal this year: between awful cold, the endless pandemic and it's economic devastation and an attempted insurrection in my country, life looks grim. Luckily, nature always reminds
Garden Journal Challenge Early June
Well, it's early June and it's time for the GARDEN JOURNAL challenge! Less of a 'challenge' really and more of a 'let's enjoy this opportunity to brag about our gardens'. It's freezing down here in Victoria,
Istanbul/ to Belgrade shot on 40-year-old out of date 35mm film & and a close shave with disaster.
Portrait of Asli, my host in Instanbul. I travelled through Turkey, Bulgaria and Serbia on my way back to Scotland after 2 years living in Malaysia. I had $50 to my name when I landed in Istanbul with
Proof of Brain
The garden story so far
As I've mentioned in previous posts my family has lived at our current home for about 4 years. Throughout that time we have always had the goal of turning our beautiful 9 acres of Vermont into a functioning
Mounting bromeliads and airplants on wood
My neighbour gave me this bromeliad as a gift after I kept an eye on her elderly mother while she was away on holiday. Neoregelia bromeliads grow on trees in the rainforests of Brazil although this is
Happy new month / April 2021
Farmer, photographer, traveller... is what I write next to my profile picture but I just realized that the past few months this is not accurate, at all! I don't have to say much about travelling, I think
Princesita y los apodos / Little princess and nicknames
Catarina, acrílico sobre cartulina by @saulos -Hi uncle, what are you doing? - -I'm painting a ladybug- -Oh, it looks very pretty, can you paint one for me in my room? -No, we had already arranged that
An Old Chicago Wednesday Walk
I found some old photos on my previous phone from a Chicago commute home for this #wednesdaywalk by @tattoodjay These photos are circa 2015 and it was on my old Samsung phone so the quality isn't the greatest.
The Biggest House in the World?
The beautiful weather outside, the early springtime invites me for a walk. I would have liked it to have been a trip instead of a walk, but, as we all know the sad truth, last year and this year are not
Garden Journal: A Challenge To Encourage Engagement About Gardening, Self Sufficiency, And Passion for Plants
For a long time on HIVE, @simplymike ran a fantastic garden challenge. The idea was that once a month, bloggers would share details of their gardens, showing us what they're growing, how they're growing
The caturday Peanut update
People have been asking about Peanut so it's time he made an appearance I've had this little guy for over a year now and what a character he is: still terrified of other people although he's showing signs
Time to tap some trees!
If you've never had real maple syrup, do yourself a favor and try some. If, like most people, you become immediately addicted, then this post may be your next step to a lifetime of happy tastebuds! If
Winter emergence: Tylecodon, Conophytum and Cheiridopsis
Many of the succulents that fascinate me most come from the desert areas of my country and they hibernate in summer to escape the extreme heat. Rain falls in late summer and Autumn so this is the time
In my climate, fungi only grow for a couple of weeks a year, when it rains nonstop for about a fortnight, usually after we get a visit from a tropical cyclone. Cyclone Eloise hit Mozambique about 10 days