Tag Archives: seashells

Keeping Abreast on Conchology, or a Really Awful Boob?


Life Imitates Art is photo challenge for the week. From early times some greatest art Has stressed quite clearly upper part Of ladies, showing very smart Those bits that cover up the heart It seems, as far as I can tell, It will be found some creatures dwell … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture Marine and Floral.


My selection for the Texture theme this week: MOWER AND MOWER WORK IN PROGRESS Parquet floor Is no more – To the dump  In a lump. Weedeater – A defeater; Mower one – Still no fun; Two – bust for … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFULLY SEASICK SEASHELLS


(Translate; Vertaal; Vertalen; Traduire; Übersetzung: μετάφραση: Tradução: Перевод; Traducción: )———-> (Click on Sidebar items on right for translations, to play Colonialist compositions, or to visit his writings etc.) NaPoWriMo prompt for today invites one to use some of the more, … Continue reading

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COLLECTIBLE* RAINBOWS


The SidevieW theme is: RAINBOW  When I go chasing rainbows The rainbows that I seek, Are all the little specks of those Caught up into the deep, And nurtured there by creatures Until they reach the shore; The creatures give … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Lunchtime – and other thousand-word essays.


  We went down the KwaZulu Natal South Coast to Illovo today to meet a friend on a flying visit from overseas for brunch (for purposes of the challenge, call it lunch!) and here is my picture of the lunch … Continue reading

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BEACHCOMBER’S DIARY: TREASURES HIDDEN AND NOT-SO-HIDDEN.


Among the treasures I found on the beach today was this fine piece of driftwood.  I thought of taking it home to tie bromeliads onto, but decided it might be a tiny bit difficult to lift.  Anyway, the pooch pack … 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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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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