Jurassic Sunrise

We are having a lovely sunny break in the middle of a very wet winter, but some of us are looking a little like dinosaurs; especially this tree.

Enjoy the sunrise.

Jurassic Sunrise

Day 74: Silhouette

Day 74: Silhouetteg, originally uploaded by Craig wants camera stagetime.

Silhouette of a tree taken just before sunset.

Day 8: Happy Christmas

Day 8: Happy Christmas, originally uploaded by Craig Strachan.

Christmas decorations from my parents Christmas tree.

Magic Tree at Kirstenbosch

A few years ago, a Yellow wood tree in Kirstenbosch Gardens split in half during a storm. The team at Kirstenbosch simply filled the gap with soil, left the tree and hoped for the best. If you look at the picture below, you can clearly see the split in the middle.

Kirstenbosch Gardens, Macic Tree

Kirstenbosch Gardens, Magic Tree

The amazing thing is that the tree just continued to grow, and is quite happy and healthy. Amazing what nature can do, isn’t it.

So, now the tree is known as the Magic Tree, because to survive what it went through must have been magic!

Kirstenbosch Gardens, Magic Tree

Kirstenbosch Gardens, Magic Tree

Pretty amazing!

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