Taking a stand 

Originally posted on Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog:
The 2016 Bonsai Societies of Florida annual convention is coming up (go here?for details, there’s still some room in the workshops) and I, again, have a tree in the ?dog and pony sho…aaa, the exhibit this year so it is, again, time to prepare a display…… You know, in Japan, they have specialists that put together… Continue reading Taking a stand 

Inspiration – where to get it from.

Originally posted on Bonsaiplace:
It is said that a creative spirit needs inspiration. As Bonsai design is a creative activity, it is therefore important to be in touch with the sources of our inspiration. I have recently returned from a conference relating to Education where I was exposed to a variety of speakers. I was very aware that during and immediately after the conference, I… Continue reading Inspiration – where to get it from.

Four Black Storks and a Martial Eagle

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
? By Margie Ogston The HBC trip to Botterkloof during April was most enjoyable, with the group of 19 members compiling a list of 126 species. Barbara Palmer organised and led the outing and was ably assisted by various senior birders. Birding near Stilbaai. Image by Ronnie Hazell. Having met mid-morning we enjoyed a walk through the riverine area to… Continue reading Four Black Storks and a Martial Eagle