Jan 282018

When In Doubt Leave It Out



Vanishing point


I think Africa trumped this one

Writers understand Africa like no one else. Streams of brilliant authors, artists, poets and song writers, have taken inspiration from Africa for centuries and the love affair continues… despite what the world thinks of us.


An African Christmas tree

“You have to understand – there is a romance to Africa. You can see a sunset and believe you have witnessed the hand of God. You watch the slow lope of a lioness and forget to breathe. You marvel at the tripod of a giraffe bent to water. In Africa, there are iridescent blues on the wings of birds that you do not see anywhere else in nature. In Africa, in the midday heat, you can see blisters in the atmosphere. When you are in Africa, you feel primordial, rocked in the cradle of the world.”
From the book, “Leaving Time” by Jodi Picoult


An African color fest

“Africa is cruel…it takes your heart and grinds it into powdered stone – and no-one minds”

“The Flame Trees of Thika” by  Elspeth Huxley,


Snooty baboon and babies

Baboons do not go far from the place of their birth. ~ Masai Proverb

Knowledge without wisdom is like water in the sand. ~ Guinean Proverb


White rhino crash

The Rhinoceros never dances with the monkey. ~Nigerian Proverb

The early worm gets caught by the bird. ~S. African Proverb



A snake that you can see does not bite. ~ Mozambican Proverb

When the lion cannot find meat, it eats grass. ~Kenyan Proverb


‘It’s that one eyed flash thing again.’

A tree cannot stand without roots. ~ Congolese Proverb

A rooster is not expected to crow for the whole world. ~ African Proverb


The great African STOP sign

The bee is the doctor of flowers. ~ Congolese Proverb

If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom. ~ Tanzanian Proverb


It’s a bird thing. Adult and junior African pygmy kingfishers. Electric colors from close-up.

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