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29 Aug

The monkey beetle and the daisy

It was a glorious winter day - twenty one degrees centigrade, clear sky and not a breath of wind. I was strolling along the spine of unique mountains that stretch from Table Mountain to Cape Point having yet another tough day in the office*! The flower season was definitely beginning and I was delighted by the bursts of colour along the path. Predictably for this time of year there were many Babiana villosula or bobbejaantjies – most of them already past their prime. These gorgeous members of the Iris and...