The Fynbos Guy Blog

The Return of Cape Flats Fynbos

The Return of Cape Flats Fynbos

I’ve just moved house from the outskirts of Cape Town’s central business district to the Cape Flats. When I saw my new garden, a windblown, sun-baked sandy wasteland, tears welled up in my eyes. Not out of disappointment you understand, but out of pure excitement....

read more
Penguins in Paradise: Stony Point

Penguins in Paradise: Stony Point

I’m afraid I have to start with some bad news: African penguins at Simons Town’s world-famous Boulders Beach colony are in disastrous decline. The population has fallen by nearly 90% since the mid-1990s and there’s little sign of recovery. Shoals of sardines and...

read more

Pin It on Pinterest