Glow in the dark Golden Mole

In February of 2012 my Fox Terrier caught an unusual ‘gift’ for us. Deposited on the deck was a gob sodden traumatised black mammal. After rescuing the critter from our proud terrier, I grabbed my camera to photograph the gingerly unravelling bundle. Slowly the furry blob stretched out and took on the form of a eye less hamster with a pink nose. Excitement gripped us. … Continue reading Glow in the dark Golden Mole

A burst of colour – Clivia flowering in the Garden Route.

The shoot was barely detectable nestled between the cascading leaves on Clivia’s. There were 3 three year old plants in the pot, the first of my first batch of seedlings to flower. We had started to breed with Clivia’s as a hobby, buying mature plants and collecting seed wherever possible.  Ripe berries on road verges, in friends gardens and in parks – all were collected … Continue reading A burst of colour – Clivia flowering in the Garden Route.