Tag: trees

  • Life in Colour Photo Challenge 2021: Brown

    Life in Colour Photo Challenge 2021 Visit Heyjude at https://traveltalk.me.uk/2020/12/31/life-in-colour-photo-challenge-2021/ BROWN January and the colour brown.

  • Land of the long white cloud

    This morning I was greeted by the “Long white clouds. Just beautiful. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aotearoa The brown patch is where pine trees have been harvested this year. Al the dark tree patches are waiting to be cut down next year.

  • Silent Sunday: Autumn

    From my deck.

  • Friendly Friday Photo Challenge: Inspiration

    On a Friday Amanda at https://forestwoodfolkart.wordpress.com/ and Snow at https://thesnowmeltssomewhere.wordpress.com/ are hosting a new Challange. One Friday Amanda and the next Friday Snow. For more on this Challenge visit : https://thesnowmeltssomewhere.wordpress.com/2019/01/11/friendly-friday-photo-challenge/ This weeks prompt is: INSPIRATION On my daily walks, just after New Year, I discovered this NZ Christmas tree. It’s the first time I’ve […]


  • Textures: The daily Post Photo Challenge

    Ben Huberman at: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/textures/ says: Photography is a primarily visual medium, but we can experience it with more than one sense. This week, focus on the tactile element of the objects you shoot, whether it’s one distinct quality — softness, smoothness, graininess, or any other texture you find interesting — or a combination of several within […]

  • Beautiful Kowhai Tree: Springtime.

    Kōwhai are small, woody legume trees in the genus Sophora native to New Zealand. There are eight species, Sophora microphylla andS. tetraptera being the most recognised as large trees. Their natural habitat is beside streams and on the edges of forest, in lowland or mountain open areas.[1] Kōwhai trees grow throughout the country and are […]

  • Stairs in the Mango tree: Monday Finish the Story – Sept 21, 2015

    Finish the story begins with:  “She lived in a mango tree.” Frank’s last words before he passed on. Little Sue kept on wondering where the mango tree could be? A mango tree big enough to house a whole home? Impossible but, maybe there could be a tree like that. Little Sue started asking around. One […]

  • Photo 101, Day Eighteen : Edge and alignment

    Michelle says: Today’s Tip: To make sure your edge packs a punch, use a photo editing tool to check the alignment and adjust the image, if needed, so that your edge is perfectly straight. Original photo Aligned  

  • Five Photos, Five stories Day 4 : Totara Park street and Kowhai tree

    DAY 4 KOWHAI Tree My first photo taken of this lovely tree. This is the road that goes to my son’s place. The first spring was different from what I was used to. The Kowhai Trees all are covered in yellow blooms. Some streets have rows of them and when in bloom it is just […]

  • Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge : Day 2 Naboomspruit/Mookgophong

    The rules of Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge require you to post a photo each day for five consecutive days and attach a story to the photo (It can be fiction or non-fiction, a poem or simply a short paragraph) and then nominate another blogger to carry on this challenge. Accepting the challenge is entirely […]

  • Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge: Day 1 Potgietersrus/ Mokopane

    Two bloggers, nowathome –   https://nowathome.wordpress.com/ and  Far Out of Africa   – https://illgiveyoualetterforthat.wordpress.com/ invited me to participate in this challenge. Thank you both of you I accept the nomination. I am going to do two 5 day sessions. One on the last days in South Africa and the other on my first days here […]

  • Kapokboom/Tree

    Millie Thom’s word of the week is  KAPOK. Have a look what she said about the word https://milliethom.wordpress.com/2015/04/12/word-of-the-week-wow-14/ I lived for many years in Potgietersrus today Mokopane. There are some Kapok Trees growing along the high way.