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A Meander in the Midlands

Dargle Valley, midlands meander

Dargle Valley © Stephanie Traynor

Sitting out on the covered veranda, the clinking of tea cups was intermittently drowned out by loud, crashing thunder and our attention was distracted from the fresh chocolate cake by luminous bolts of lightning striking the lawn not too far away. The dogs were in a trance, yapping excitedly from their wicker baskets and the chickens were huddled quietly in their hutch, no doubt eyes wide with uncomprehending terror. Within an hour it was all over. The fog rose, exposing the rolling hills again and life in the Kwazulu Natal Midlands was restored to its peaceful bucolic state. (more…)

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