Welcome to my 2010 photo blog.

During this year I am taking up a challenge to post a photo a day on this blog. I am a beginner photographer hoping to learn much about my camera and how to take photos.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Friday 30 July - National Pride

There's a song about this protea - it's called a Sugarbush. In Afrikaans it's Suikerbos and the words go, "Suikerbos ek wil jou he...."

This gorgeous specimen is just opening on the shrub in our school gardens. I noticed it as we were leaving school today. Unfortunately the sun was overhead and pretty bright so I got a bit of "white out" on the top but one gets the idea. I love these flowers. They are very special - and they're the South African national flower.

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