Category Archives: flowers

The Sausage Tree.

Today, I’m going to write about real magic. Just as soon as I’m done telling you about Sausage Trees. This is a Sausage Tree. Its proper name is kigelia africana. It grows down in the Lowveld. It’s one of the … Continue reading

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Watching the grass grow

I hope you’re all ready for a bit of excitement. We’re going to watch grass grow. Yeeeeeehah!

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Zombies! Corpses! Poetry! And plants.

When I was but a callow youth, I went on a school tour to Russia, and saw, for the first time, a people who were really into queuing. South Africans aren’t bad at queuing, but for the Russians, it was … Continue reading

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