Tag Archives: cowries

Beachcomber’s Diary – Rock and Roll


Back a couple of years, a beachcombing report was a regular part of my blog. Then life got in the way of beachcombing.  Bad idea.  I need to reverse that trend fifth or sixthwith.  Now that I have access to a … Continue reading

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Really Awfully Sweet Rhyme


The following was inspired by yet another brunch experience where I found that my honey will not remain on the slice of bread, but insists on zooming to the edges and taking a dive onto plate, fingers, clothes, and anywhere … Continue reading

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I LOVE MY HUMANS, BUT SOMETIMES I DON’T LIKE THEM MUCH.


   Sadly, humans are often very dim when it comes to understanding us dogs, and they are greatly lacking in appreciation of some of the finer, more artistic things in life.    Take today, for example. Toby, one of the … Continue reading

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: SUMMER


– IT AUTUMN BE SUMMER   I should have posted one of today’s pictures for the current Photo Challenge theme, but it is actually late Autumn here, of course. Nevertheless, it was a magic day which saw me in the … Continue reading

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BLOGGING FROM A TO Z CHALLENGE – APRIL 3 – C


– C’s for Cowries on our beach, Choose right times for these to reach; Come with tide that’s just in flow – Creeping higher, out they go.   Certain of them get to stay, Climbing upwards all the way; Capture … Continue reading

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BEACHCOMBER’S DIARY – IN THE MOOOOD FOR COWRIES


It was another of those perfect KZN winter days on the beach – warm sunlight, warm waves, no wind. Accompanied by the usual ecstatic pack of pooches I was excited to see belts of shingle here and there. It has been many … Continue reading

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