Rainbow Bee-eater

For this week’s featured bird, we’ll travel to Australia to meet the strikingly beautiful rainbow bee-eater, Merops ornatus. With its brilliant plumage of blue, green, black and rust, this specie...

African Paradise-flycatcher

In keeping with the South African theme of my last two posts, my first “bird of the week” is the exquisite African paradise-flycatcher, Terpsiphone viridis. (Tap on photos to enlarge.) A m...

To Write My South African Book

Yesterday, I posted about my new direction in writing. Today, I’m sharing how I’ve decided to write my South African book. I’ll write the book as a journal that immediately immerses ...