Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Dove and the Parasol Tree

About 16 years ago, I planted a little Parasol Tree (Polyscias fulva) sapling at the bottom of ‘Turaco Wood’ – our garden in the suburbs of Nelspruit, South Africa. This tree is native to the highlands of Zimbabwe, Malawi, Tanzania, … Continue reading

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Forever Young

Much has been written about why people watch birds. It all began with our ancestors, of course, all of whom were hunters –  and hunting (or at least shooting) remains the primary interest for many bird ‘watchers’ today. If you … Continue reading

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