Tag: Umgeni Valley

What I do at lunchtime

This years winter has been particularly freezing, the coldest in 20 years so they say. And I believe them. Daily, Anisa and I have to cope with more than just work issues but keeping warm in an office that faces north and feels like a fridge to any visitor. We have blankets, drink bottles of boiling water, use hot water bottles and reluctantly turn the heater on (yes, being the…

Brunsvigia Bonanza by Bike

[caption id="attachment_384" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="The Brunsvigia is an indigenous bulb of South Africa found typically in grassland areas in the Kwazulu-Natal Midlands. This year the Brunsvigias blossomed like they never have before. The grassland slopes in the small Umgeni valley reserve just 1km from my home were sprinkled with these beautiful pink 'tumbleweeds'."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_385" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="One of the best ways to see the fields of Brunsvigias is to bike…