Water- Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge

I am totally stuck in a writers block of epic proportions.  But this is a good challenge!

My Photo will not win any photographic prizes. It just shows some family fun on water, back in 2008…

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But maybe those are the best times in my life, when I just enjoy the moment, without worrying about taking a perfect photo. And just enjoying my children.

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Shiny- Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

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Cee challenged us to post something shiny. Being a Biker at heart, what would I find to post? Yes- a shiny Bike! I saw this one outside the Thruxton Bike Shop in Bellville, Cape Town South Africa. I suspect it might be an ancient Triumph, but I am not sure… Anyone with more info is really welcome to share it here in the comments!

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Meiringspoort- Cee’s Which Way Challenge

Cee challenges us to share some roads/ bridges/ paths/ Railways etc…

Being a biker, we always take photos of our bikes in front of…

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This is one of the 23 Drifts in Meiringspoort, a place of legendary beauty where the road to Oudtshoorn cuts through the Swartberge (Black Mountains…)  This is one of my favourite places to ride through on a bike, much better than in a car. Because you want to have the ability to look up, and also smell the water, and the grass, and feel the wind in your face…

I also went through here last year on my way to my 19th Argus Cycle tour- I love this place!

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Also,  later in April last year I drove through there with my wife and our 2 youngest. I shocked them by jumping naked into the freezing water at the waterfall- here is the photo…

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You didn’t really think I would put a photo of THAT up here, did you? It was a Bucket List item…  If you ever get to go this way, do swim in the pool underneath the waterfall. But remember- it is freezing cold water!

And so- the Way between Beaufort West and Oudtshoorn, through Meiringspoort- what a Way!

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Smooth Objects- Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

Cee is asking us to post a smooth object this week… http://ceenphotography.com/2014/04/01/cees-fun-foto-challenge-smooth-objects/

While I am probably in the brown and stinky with my previous post already, let me share this smooth object with you all.

It is a beautiful piece of art, found at the yacht harbour in Knysna, South Africa.  It vaguely resembles…

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It is really smooth… and it is… a tree stump!

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Really a beautiful, smooth piece of art, cut out of a tree stump by a masterful artist! Really respect! Smooth!

The story:

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The top photo is the most beautiful piece of wood I have ever seen, vaguely resembling something else that is extremely beautiful!

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Cee’s Oddball Photo Challenge

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Last weekend I walked around on the school terrain of an agricultural school near Tzaneen, Limpopo, South Africa. Between two of my sons’ rugby games I walked around with my camera. And these two photos don’t fit easily into any category. So- this is my contribution for the Oddball Challenge, can you guess what it is? Yes, of course you can…

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The Colour Orange- Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge

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At first I thought I don’t have any photos in Orange. But then I started looking. And here is some of my ideas…

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I have no idea what this is called, it grows as a weed behind my local supermarket…

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I love the orange of a sunset behind Robben Island at Cape Town…

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The Orange of a Koi at my favourite coffee shop

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The orange nose of a Kudu military aircraft of the South African air Force, probably a Cessna 172…

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The Orange of a Red Hot Fire Poker (Kniphofia Something…)

And then we also have the Orange Free State in South Africa, but that is too big to get on a photo… 🙂

And no, we do not have the Orange Mobile Network in South Africa…

 

New Photo- 100 yards or less- Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge

http://ceenphotography.com/2014/01/28/cees-fun-foto-challenge-walk-100-steps-or-less-and-take-new-photos/

Cee asked us to walk 100 yards or less, and take a new photo. Maybe my photo will gross you out. But it is very interesting to me!

I have also started the practice of saving the earth by recycling our kitchen scraps through a worm bin, and using the vermicompost and vermitea in my small vegetable garden. And the results are great- I am getting to be more and more organic in my farming methods.

10 Yards from my computer is my worm bin. And here is the star attraction: A red wriggler worm (Eisenia fetida– one of thousands, but this one will do…

I bought them from Brigit Jackson over at aristonorganic

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His name is Willempie, ain’t he cute?  And he is helping to save the earth…