Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them (with thanks to A.A.Milne)

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Open Days Mulligatawny Farm This is a triple whammy – spend a wonderful day out in the country with family and friends; experience the spaces and landscaping of a stunning 16+ hectare garden AND support a really worthwhile community cause.  And you can maybe even buy some special plants for your own garden too. Mail info@turningpointfoundation.org.za […]

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Avitourism – a lucrative tourism market

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Tapping into the economic potential of the birding community A few months back an article in Tourism Update caught my eye:  Avitourism may have same economic potential as gorillas – Rwanda.  Even though there are over 700 bird species in Rwanda,  surely these little feathered friends can’t hold the same fascination as the huge iconic […]

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In search of the rarest bird in the world

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Bags of ice to save the King Penguins  A few weeks back my little grandson was watching David Attenborough’s Our Planet with his Mum.  Afterwards, for a good twenty minutes, she had to calm down a heart-broken sobbing little 5 year old.  She posted on the family What’s App group: He’s so sad the ice […]

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