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Kogelberg to Harold Porter Walk

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Our walk this morning from Kogelberg offices to Harold Porter was attended by 11 members.  We had very good walking weather and, as usual, the Kogelberg did not disappoint!  The fynbos was absolutely splendid with an…

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Please Prevent Fernkloof being turned into a Theme Park!

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Many readers are no doubt aware of the current proposals for the so-called upgrades to the Fernkloof Nature Reserve (FNR).  These can be viewed at the following website: The public is urged to lodge objections,…

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An Interesting Moraea

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When I saw a small yellow Moraea on the plot nearby and wrote about it in my blog ‘An Empty Plot’ I had trouble identifying it and eventually settled on M neglecta, knowing that the latter…

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Kanonkop after the Rain

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What weather!  Monday was a real summer day and hot as could be.  Today, however, loomed cold and windy, as we had a cold front passing through last night and it brought some very welcome rain. …

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An Empty Plot?

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There is an empty plot measuring only around 400 square metres close to our house in Prestwick Village, Hermanus.  At first glance one might think that it does not deserve a second glance, however, this morning…

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Fairies at the Flower Festival

‘Recycled fairies’ were seen flitting about at the Flower Festival! Created by MJ Hooper out of an array of colourful recycled materials – they stood 1m tall, in a dazzling array of fashion! Their names were Dilly Dolly Do, Miss Esmeralda, Magical … Continue reading

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Flower Festival Helpers

There are many people who work hard to get the Annual Flower Festival up and running and these guys really put in a big effort.  Well done!

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